A very unusual example for Mayan pottery with an even more unusual scene! Ca. 500 to 800 AD, thick-walled pottery bowl stands on four short legs and having three loop handles around the rim. Decorated in relief with two deer, having painted white highlights. 10-1/4"D x 6"H, repaired from two or three large fragments with small area of inside base professionally and invisibly repaired.
ProvenanceEx-Pine Crest School Museum, Ft. Lauderdale, FL., acquired by donation between 1975 and 1982, and NYC auction house.
Dimensions 10-1/4"D x 6"H
Ancient Central America & Mexico