Description
TRIPOD VASE WITH STUCCO DECORATION
Teotihuacan Culture, Mexico City Valley, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 9.2 cm - D. 10.5 cm
Brown-black ceramic with polychrome stucco decoration
Three small rounded feet holding a slightly flared cylindrical bowl decorated on the sides, by the fresco technique, with a beautiful decoration of vegetation caught in the hills. The base supports a register
decorated with triangles and cruciform motifs painted creamy white on a brick-red background.
(Visible lacks, good general condition)
Provenance:
- Collection Franco Monti
Exhibition/Publication :
- Franco Monti, Terracotte Precolombiane, Fratelli Fabbri Editori,
Milan, 1966, described and photographed under No. 5, p. 15.
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TRIPOD VASE WITH STUCCO DECORATION
Teotihuacan Culture, Mexico City Valley, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 9.2 cm - D. 10.5 cm
Brown-black ceramic with polychrome stucco decoration
Three small rounded feet holding a slightly flared cylindrical bowl decorated on the sides, by the fresco technique, with a beautiful decoration of vegetation caught in the hills. The base supports a register
decorated with triangles and cruciform motifs painted creamy white on a brick-red background.
(Visible lacks, good general condition)
Provenance:
- Collection Franco Monti
Exhibition/Publication :
- Franco Monti, Terracotte Precolombiane, Fratelli Fabbri Editori,
Milan, 1966, described and photographed under No. 5, p. 15.