Chinesco Bowl

Nayarit, West Mexico

Pre-classic, 200 BC

Slip Painted Ceramic

5.75" W x 3.5" H

Provenance: Ex. Whittier, California collection

The exterior has a classic wood ring design formed by curvilinear lines drawn by an accomplished artist.  The interior has an interlocking bird motif on the base.  Perhaps this is a piece that inspired Esher?