Bowl with Stylized Serpent Imagery

Bowl with Stylized Serpent Imagery

AD 800-1250
Locale
Filadelphia
Country
Nicaragua, Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Vallejo Polychrome Vallejo Variety
bowl
Modeled tan clay with cream slip and pigments (black, red, orange, and pearl grey/blue).
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.567
. Bowl with Stylized Serpent Imagery. AD 800-1250. Modeled tan clay with cream slip and pigments (black, red, orange, and pearl grey/blue).. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.567.
Dimensions
height: 2 1/4 in, 5.7150 cm; diameter: 8 3/8 in, 21.2725 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Known Provenance
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Exhibition History
  • "Time and Technology: Scientific Approaches to Costa Rican Prehistory." University Museum, University of Colorado-Boulder, September 15, 1985-January 26, 1986.
  • "Prehistoric Art and Archaeology of Costa Rica." Sangre de Cristo Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, CO. January 12-February 24, 1990.