Kneeling warrior with facial tattoos and shield

Kneeling warrior with facial tattoos and shield
Kneeling warrior with facial tattoos and shield
Date:
A.D. 600–800
Location:
de Young
Gallery 2
Century:
Media:
Earthenware And Pigment
Dimensions:
Object: 15.9 x 10.8 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/4 in.)
Country:
Continent:
Mesoamerica
Culture/People:
Maya
Provenance:

Augusto L. Peon, 1917-1940s; Nelly Peon de Larrea, Cuba; 1956, Isela Peon de Molina, Coral Gables, FL; 1990s, Teresa Melissa de Campero (niece); July 2001, Throckmorton Fine Art.

Accession Number:
2009.38.2
Acquisition Date:
2009-12-10
Credit Line:

Gift of Gail and J. Alec Merriam

Ceramic- earthenware
Press molded construction with some applied and incised areas. May have red slip over surface but probably also had after firing colors applied to surface.
Pigment - maya blue and red

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