Maya Polychrome Dish

A Pre-Columbian Mayan circular high-walled dish, with polychrome glyphs on the exterior and black glaze on the interior.

Central America.
Ca. 500 - 800 AD.
Diameter. 8 in. (19.5 cm).

The Maya were the dominant culture in Meso-America between the 3rd century BC and the end of the first millennium AD. Their architecture and art are of the finest found in Pre-Columbian America. Their highly developed pottery industry produced a wide variety of vase forms that varied widely in their decorative motifs and functions.

Formerly in a California private collection.
Inv#: 7032
Guaranteed Authentic


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