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Probably from the southern highland region of Colombia, this unusual vessel has a bowl in the form of a comically fierce jaguar, mounted atop a pedestal base.

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  • Title: Jaguar Bowl
  • Date Created: c. 850-1500
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 12.1 x 12.8 x 17.6 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/16 x 6 15/16 in.)
  • Type: Ceramic
  • Rights: CC0
  • External Link: https://clevelandart.org/art/1998.87
  • Medium: resist-painted earthenware
  • Department: Art of the Americas
  • Culture: Colombia, 9th-16th Century
  • Credit Line: Gift of Phyllis Sloane in memory of Rose White
  • Collection: AA - Intermediate Region
  • Accession Number: 1998.87

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