Colima Gadrooned Parrot Pot,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
diameter 11 3/4in (30cm)
of spherical form with compressed neck and flared rim, the sides finely gadrooned all around and supported by three finely molded parrots standing upright on their tails; burnished reddish-brown slip overall.
Private American Collection
Sotheby's, New York, March 2005