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comal (griddle for tortillas)
  • Aurelia Gutierrez
    active: Mexico
  • comal (griddle for tortillas), 1989
  • Where object was made: San Marcos Tlapasola, Oaxaca, Mexico
  • ceramic, paint
  • Object Height/Diameter: 5.5 x 53.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: 2 1/8 x 21 1/16 in
  • Gift of Robert J. Smith
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5211

The large, shallow ceramic bowl is made of orange clay with large firing clouds on the bottom. The interior is painted red.

The domed surface was probably the top.