Crocodile-Man Tripod Jar

Crocodile-Man Tripod Jar

AD 300-800
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Huerta Incised
effigy
Modeled clay with slip, colored brown through reduction firing techniques, and applique and engraved decoration highlighted by white infill.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.564
. Crocodile-Man Tripod Jar. AD 300-800. Modeled clay with slip, colored brown through reduction firing techniques, and applique and engraved decoration highlighted by white infill.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.564.
Dimensions
height: 8 1/4 in, 20.9550 cm; diameter: 7 3/8 in, 18.7325 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Known Provenance
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Exhibition History
  • "Pre-Columbian Art of Costa Rica: From the Collection of Jan and Frederick R. Mayer." Clara A. Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, February (?)-March 4, 1977. (Traveled to: Maxwell Museum, Albuquerque, NM, October 12, 1977-May 30, 1978).

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