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  • Place of origin:

    Mexico (made)

  • Date:

    1200-1500 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    earthenware, painted with slips.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 35, shelf 3

Physical description

Fragment of buff unglazed earthenware from a dish, painted with a pattern in soft brown lines with areas of white and black slip. The fragment of decoration shows a pattern of concentric circles enclosing key-like and other devices.

Place of Origin

Mexico (made)


1200-1500 (made)

Materials and Techniques

earthenware, painted with slips.


Length: 12.7 cm

Descriptive line

Fragment of buff unglazed earthenware from a dish, decorated with slips, Mexico, 1200-1500.


Earthenware (buff); Slip


Painting (image-making)


Earthenware; Ceramics


Ceramics Collection

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