Mayan Pottery Polychrome Cylinder Vessel

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.


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