Seated Human–Form Jar with Male and Female Attributes

Seated Human–Form Jar with Male and Female Attributes

500–800 CE
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Style/Tradition
Tola Trichrome Lopez Variety
effigy
Ceramic with red slip with pigments
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.684

Unknown artist, Greater Nicoya, Pacific coast of Costa Rica or Nicaragua. Seated Human–Form Jar with Male and Female Attributes, 500–800 CE. Ceramic with red slip with pigments, 12 ⅞ x 12 ¼ inches. Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 1993.684.

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 12 7/8 in, 32.7025 cm; width: 12 1/4 in, 31.1150 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 of Denver, CO 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.