Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vase,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
Earthenware with black, orange and red slip
height 9 1/2in (24.2cm)
The Merrin Gallery, New York
Private Collection, California, acquired from the above circa 1972
Finely painted around the outer surface with two mythological birds with a fish in each beak below a band of glyphs.