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Human Figure Vessel

1060-1340
6 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (16.5 x 14 x 14.6 cm)

Unknown, Casas Grandes
Mexican

Object Type: Ceramics
Medium and Support: Clay, pigments
Credit Line: Ruby Miller Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 1977.101
Location: Currently on view
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This vessel likely held water, porridge or an alcoholic beverage. Casas Grandes was a trade emporium in the northernmost part of Mexico, where its sharing of influences with Southwest Native Americans is visible in the ceramics traditions of both cultures.
[Gallery label text, 2009]

Provenance
Oxford Gallery, Rochester, New York (dealers); purchased from them by the Gallery in 1977

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