Crocodile-form Jar

Crocodile-form Jar

AD 1000-1350
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Birmania Polychrome
Object
effigy
Medium
Modeled clay with cream/tan-colored slip, pigments (black and red), and applique.
Accession Number
1993.920
Credit Line
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
. Crocodile-form Jar. AD 1000-1350. Modeled clay with cream/tan-colored slip, pigments (black and red), and applique.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1993.920.
Dimensions
height: 4 1/4 in, 10.7950 cm; width: 6 1/4 in, 15.8750 cm; length: 13 1/2 in, 34.2900 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Costa Rican Pre-Columbian Art from the Collection of Jan and Frederick R. Mayer." Loveland Museum and Gallery, Loveland, CO, March 22, 1990-May 15, 1990

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