Shoe-shaped Jar with Bird Imagery

Shoe-shaped Jar with Bird Imagery

AD 800-1250
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Jicote Polychrome Jicote Variety
jar
Modeled clay with cream/tan slip, pigments (black and red), and applique.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.468
. Shoe-shaped Jar with Bird Imagery. AD 800-1250. Modeled clay with cream/tan slip, pigments (black and red), and applique.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.468.
Dimensions
height: 8 in, 20.3200 cm; width: 7 1/4 in, 18.4150 cm; depth: 9 in, 22.8600 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Known Provenance
Gifted 31 December 1993 by Frederick and Jan Mayer of Denver, CO to the Denver Art Museum. Provenance research is on-going at the Denver Art Museum. Please e-mail provenance@denverartmuseum.org, if you have questions, or if you have additional information to share with us.
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.

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