Jar with Serpent Imagery
Papagayo Polychrome Serpiente Variety
Credit LineGift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
Unknown artist, Greater Nicoya, Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Jar with Serpent Imagery, 800–1250 CE. Slip-painted ceramic, 9 ¼ x 7 inches. Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 1993.479.
Dimensionsheight: 9 1/4 in, 23.4950 cm; diameter: 7 in, 17.7800 cm
DepartmentMayer Center, Arts of the Ancient Americas
CollectionArts of the Ancient Americas
This object is currently on view
Known Provenance(Enrique Vargas-Alfaro) [1915-2008], San Jose, Costa Rica and Atlanta, GA; Purchased by Frederick R. [1928-2007] and Jan Mayer, Denver, CO, Feb. 25, 1971 ; Gifted to the Denver Art Museum, 1993  On loan to the Denver Art Museum, 1992
- "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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