Totonac. <em>Orange and Cream Bowl</em>, ca. 900-1200. Ceramic, 4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (10.2 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. Carl L. Selden, 1996.116.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1996.116.18_transpc002.jpg)

Orange and Cream Bowl


Medium: Ceramic

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 900-1200

Dimensions: 4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (10.2 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm)


Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, The Americas’ First Peoples, 4000 B.C.E.–1521 C.E.


Accession Number: 1996.116.18

Image: 1996.116.18_transpc002.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Globular bowl with a rounded base and very thin walls that are covered with white and orange slip and decorated on the outside with brown painted lobsters and water birds. Thin incised lines accentuate the animal designs. Possibly Cerro Montoso style (900-1200).

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