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olla tripie (jar with three legs)
  • Josefina Barranco Perez
    active: Mexico
  • olla tripie (jar with three legs), 1989
  • Where object was made: San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic
  • Object Height/Diameter: 13.5 x 12.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 5 5/16 x 4 7/8 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4686

The glossy black jar has a globular body, a short neck and a flared rim. Three short legs are evenly spaced around the bottom.

It was used to hold flowers.