Jar

Date: ca. 1700

Geography: Made in Puedbla, Mexico

Culture: Mexican

Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware

Dimensions: H. 10 5/8 in. (27 cm)

Classification: Ceramics

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Robert W. de Forest, 1911

Accession Number: 11.87.8

Description

Although the form of this jar is typical of the period, its ornament is unusual for Puebla ceramics. Unlike most tibores that feature variants on Chinese motifs, this one is clearly inspired by a European source.

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