Jar with Modeled and Painted Face

Jar with Modeled and Painted Face

AD 800-1250
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Locale
Reportedly from Filadelfia, Guanacaste
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Jicote Polychrome Mascara Variety
jar
Modeled clay with cream slip, pigments (black and red), and applique.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.460
. Jar with Modeled and Painted Face. AD 800-1250. Modeled clay with cream slip, pigments (black and red), and applique.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.460.
Dimensions
height: 7 3/8 in, 18.7325 cm; width: 8 5/8 in, 21.9075 cm; depth: 9 1/8 in, 23.1775 cm; height: 6.75 in, 17.1450 cm; diameter: 8.75 in, 22.2250 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Prehistoric Art and Archaeology of Costa Rica." Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, CO. January 12-February 24, 1990.
  • "Costa Rican Pre-Columbian Art from the Collection of Jan and Frederick R. Mayer." Loveland Museum and Gallery, Loveland, CO, March 22, 1990-May 15, 1990.
  • "Ancient Treasures of Costa Rica: Art and Archaeology of the Rich Coast." Denver Museum of Natural History, June 23, 1990-May 31, 1991.

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