Dish (Charola)


On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774

This distinctive type of slip-decorated pottery was produced during the early nineteenth century in Guanajuato, a prosperous town best known for its silver mines. The shallow dish is decorated with the figures of two dancing women and a man standing beneath the draped arches of an arcade topped with flags and surrounded by branches with birds. The unidentified subject is probably a courtship scene.

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