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3 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (9.8 x 18.4 x 21.6 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband
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Tripod Bowl, 1000-1550. Ceramic, pigment, 3 7/8 x 7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (9.8 x 18.4 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1112. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1112_view1.jpg)
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Tripod bowl with solid triangular legs and slightly incurved sides. The exterior of the vessel is decorated with a modeled appliqué animal head and a wide decorative band bordered top and bottom by horizontal parallel lines with engraved geometrical designs consisting of vertical lines; a checkerboard pattern of alternately crosshatched squares; and vertical zigzag forms. The incised lines are filled with white pigment. The ceramic style is Castillo Incised/Engraved.
Condition: good; the rim is slightly abraded and the bottom of one leg is broken.
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