The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 358
This bowl, reportedly from the site of Tlatilco, Mexico, is in a full, round shape with a small opening at the top. Made of a kaolin-like clay, its undecorated walls are thin and burnished to a high gloss.
[Frances Pratt., New York, until 1969]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1969, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978