Lidded Incense Burner with Female Figure

Lidded Incense Burner with Female Figure

AD 500-800
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Potosi Applique
incensario
Modeled tan clay with slips, red pigment, applique, and incised decoration.
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1995.699A-B
. Lidded Incense Burner with Female Figure. AD 500-800. Modeled tan clay with slips, red pigment, applique, and incised decoration.. Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer. 1995.699A-B.
This object is currently on view
Inscription
"C-1272A" on underside bottom
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
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.
  • "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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