Tapir-form Jar

Tapir-form Jar

AD 900-1520
Culture
Greater Chiriqui or Diquís region
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Buenos Aires Polychrome
effigy
Modeled clay with cream-colored slip and pigments (red and black)
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.452
. Tapir-form Jar. AD 900-1520. Modeled clay with cream-colored slip and pigments (red and black). Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.452.
Dimensions
height: 6 3/4 in, 17.1450 cm; width: 5 1/8 in, 13.0175 cm; depth: 9 1/2 in, 24.1300 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Ancient Treasures of Costa Rica: Art and Archaeology of the Rich Coast." Denver Museum of Natural History, June 23, 1990-May 31, 1991.
  • "Between Empires: The Artistic Legacy of Prehistoric Panama." Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, Santa Ana, CA, January 2, 1995-August 20, 1995.

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