A Red Painted Chupicuaro bowl | Central Mexico c. 500 BC

This is a large round-bottomed Chupicuaro bowl with a rim that turns inwards. On the rim, a small face can be seen. There is also a red-painted geometric pattern, outlined in black on the shoulder. Possibly some repainting and two hairline rim cracks but sound, otherwise, it is in good condition. The base has been marked twice with "195" in blue and white large letters. 

Date: Central Mexico, c. 500 B.C.

Size: 72 mm x 190 mm 

Provenance: From a Southampton antique dealer. Previously in the collection of Anne and Richard Sharpe, Connecticut, USA, and acquired by them more than 30 years ago.

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