Arts of the Americas
Cot Black Line
4 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 6 3/8 in. (10.8 x 16 x 16.2 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband
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Bowl, 1000-1550. Ceramic, 4 1/4 x 6 5/16 x 6 3/8 in. (10.8 x 16 x 16.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.922. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.922.jpg)
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A tripod bowl with a flaring rim and overall red glaze. The black decoration consists of a thick line around the rim, a thinner line on the inside of the bowl. The body design is of 3 X-shaped elements with 3 and 4 dots inside the space between the X shapes. Two thick vertical black lines frame each X element. The rattle feet have 2 vertical openings and a notch at the bottom, each is decorated with 3 wide black lines on the front side.
The ceramic style is Cot Black Line, 1000-1550.
Condition: numerous chips on the rim, surface dirt and abrasions, one leg is repaired in 2 places.
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