< RETURN TO PRE COLUMBIAN ART

Mayan Polychrome Tripod Bowl - PF.0920
Origin: Guatemala
Circa: 300 AD to 600 AD
Dimensions: 4" (10.2cm) high x 13.5" (34.3cm) wide
Collection: Pre-Columbian
Style: Mayan
Medium: Terracotta

*CLICK ANY IMAGE TO ENLARGE*

With a rim painted the deep orange of a tropical sunset, this magnificent bowl was created for the tomb of a Mayan noble. In its tondo is the figure of a standing man in an elaborate ceremonial costume. As he bends and sways to a music he alone can hear, his costume twirls about him. Does he dance for pleasure, or to appease some long forgotten god? As we gaze upon his eternal dance, we are reminded of what a lively place the past really was, full of color, noise, and movement. HT. 9cm(3 1/2IN) DIAM. 34cm(13 3/8IN) - (PF.0920)

 

 

Home | About Us | Exhibits | Contact Us | Services | Publications | Search | Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy | Security

Fayez Barakat, Art From Ancient Lands, Barakat Publications, Ancient Jalisco Art, Ancient Colima Art, Ancient Nayarit Art, Art of Ancient Africa, Roman Oil Lamps,
Roman Coin Jewelry, African Masks, Sand Core Glass, Egyptian Scarabs, Classical Antiquities, Pre-Columbian Jade, Pre-Columbian Gold
Animals on Coins, Emperor Maurice Tiberius, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Islamic Gold Coins, Athenian Tetradrachms
Emperor Constantine 1 the Great, Emperor Antoninus Pius, Emperor Commodus, Ancient Jewish Coins, Bactrian Coins, Emperor Justinian,
Emperor Elagabalus, Alexander the Great Tetradrachms, Egyptian Antiquities, Biblical Antiquities, Classical Antiquities, Near Eastern Art,
Byzantine Art,Pre-Columbian Art, African & Tribal Art, Asian Art, Chinese Art, Russian Icons, Coin Jewelry, Greek Coins, Roman Coins, Byzantine Coins

405 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills CA 90210 | Phone:310.859.8408 | Fax 310.276.1346
58 Brook Street, London W1K 5DT, UK Tel: +44 (0) 207 493.7778 | Fax: +44 (0) 207 493.9593
Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Email Barakat Gallery | Contact Web Master/Designer