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Tripod Dish

Object Number:58-35-61
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Aztec
Provenience: Mexico (Central America)
Valley of Mexico
Culture Area: Central America
Date Made: 1400-1499
Early Date: 1400
Late Date: 1499
Section:American
Materials:Clay
Pigment
Height: 3.9 cm
Outside Diameter:5.9 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Dr. Kliberg, 1958

Description

Black on orange; miniature vessel; legs broad and wide; two black vertical lines on each, low and splayed out; one leg broken and mended; design in center of bowl; see drawing; four additional s-shaped curves around "compass-points" of vessel interior; rim chipped in two places.

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