Opossum-form Bowl

Opossum-form Bowl

AD 400-700
Culture
Central Region | Atlantic Watershed
Locale
Reportedly from Guapiles, Atlantic Watershed
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
La Selva Complex A
effigy
Modeled clay with reddish-orange slip, negative resist designs created through reduction firing techniques, applique, and engraved decoration highlighted by white infill.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.484
. Opossum-form Bowl. AD 400-700. Modeled clay with reddish-orange slip, negative resist designs created through reduction firing techniques, applique, and engraved decoration highlighted by white infill.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.484.
Dimensions
height: 3 in, 7.6200 cm; width: 5 3/8 in, 13.6525 cm; depth: 7 in, 17.7800 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 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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