Tripod Bowl, between 600 and 900

  • Maya, Precolumbian

Polychromed redware

  • Framed: Overall: 2 5/8 × 13 5/8 inches (6.7 × 34.6 cm)

Gift of Peter Wray

1984.49

On View

  • Native American S131

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Late classic
  • Mayan
  • Dance
  • Polychromy
  • Clay
  • Redware
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Feet
  • Bracelets (jewelry)
  • Anklets
  • Earspools
  • Dancer
  • Man
  • Necklace
  • Headdress
  • Tripod (stand)
  • Figure (representation)
  • Bowl (vessel)
  • Belt (costume accessory)
  • Central america

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Inscription in glyphs.

Provenance

1985-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, February 25, 1981, sale 4548. Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, May 9, 1981, sale 4604. Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, December 5, 1981, sale 4749. Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, June 12, 1982, sale 4889. Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, November 23, 1982, sale 4968. Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, May 12-13, 1983, sale 5034. Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, December 3, 1983, sale 5121. Pre-Columbian Art (sales catalogue). New York: Sotheby Parke-Bernet, November 27-28, 1984, sale 5247.

Rights Status

Maya, Precolumbian, Tripod Bowl, between 600 and 900, polychromed redware. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Peter Wray, 1984.49.