Frog bowl

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Culture/People
probably Maya (archaeological culture) (attributed)
Previous owner
Gisele Charat (Gizela Levy Sarapanovschi/Mrs, Hanoh Charat), Non-Indian, 1912-1985
Seller
Gisele Charat (Gizela Levy Sarapanovschi/Mrs, Hanoh Charat), Non-Indian, 1912-1985
Presenter/funding source
Dr. Arthur M. Sackler, Non-Indian, 1913-1987
Dr. Marietta Lutze Sackler (Mrs. Arthur M. Sackler), Non-Indian, 1919-2019
Object Name
Frog bowl
Media/Materials
Pottery
Techniques
Coiled/hand built, modeled
Dimensions
14 x 9.5 x 7.25 cm
Object Type
Containers and Vessels
Place
Tonalá; Tonalá Municipality, Istmo-Costa Region; Chiapas State; Mexico
Date created
AD 250–950 (Classic period)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Gisele Charat (1912-1985); purchased by MAI from Gisele Charat in 1965 using funds donated by Dr. Arthur Sackler (1913-1987, a New York City physician, philanthropist, and art collector) and his wife Dr. Marietta Lutze Sackler (1919-2019).
Catalog Number
23/6355
Barcode
236355.000
See related items
Maya (archaeological culture)
Containers and Vessels
On View
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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