A terracotta vessel
A terracotta vessel
A terracotta vessel
A terracotta vessel
A terracotta vessel
A terracotta vessel

HC30 | A terracotta vessel

"Saturnino" was once a utilitarian vessel known as a "coyul". These vessels were used to store and maintain cool water, and were typically made of terracotta. The patina is particularly noteworthy for the way it shows its history of wear. Discovered in the Mexican state of San Luis Potosí.

Mexico, circa 1970

Dimensions: 8W x 8D x 11H