11213. Mayan Pottery Polychrome Cylinder Vessel
Ca. 500 to 800 AD.
Ritual cylinder in excellent condition with overall slip in orange, red and black on a cream ground. Exterior with wonderful depiction of a lord seated on a dais, wearing loincloth, beaded neck collar, ear ornaments and headdress with flares. A court figure, an offerings bearer between the figures with large pot of offerings. A stylized PSS hieroglyphic inscription under rim. 7-7/8 inches H. x 5-1/2 inch Diam. Vibrant colors and excellent brushwork somewhat retouched. Ex Hiroshi Miura, Old Japanese collection.