Seated Jaguar-form Tripod Jar

Seated Jaguar-form Tripod Jar

800–1250 CE
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Nicaragua
Style/Tradition
Pataky Polychrome Pataky Variety
effigy
Ceramic
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.476

Unknown artist, Greater Nicoya, Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Seated Jaguar-Form Tripod Jar, 800–1250 CE. Ceramic, 14 ¾ x 10 ⅛ x 11 ½ inches. Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 1993.476.

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 14 3/4 in, 37.4650 cm; width: 10 1/8 in, 25.7175 cm; depth: 11 1/2 in, 29.2100 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.

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