Base of a Footed Buff Ware Vessel

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 453

This fragment decorated with a bird surrounded by ibexes and other scattered motifs has three small feet, indicating that it served as the base of a vessel. Its glaze eroded greatly while it was buried, leaving only the black outlines of the figures and a touch of the yellow body color.

Base of a Footed Buff Ware Vessel, Earthenware; polychrome decoration under transparent glaze (buff ware)

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