Credit LineGift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
Unknown artist, Greater Nicoya, Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Metate-Form Throne, 500–1250 CE. Volcanic stone, 12 ⅛ x 10 x 19 ¾ inches. Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 1995.750.
Dimensionsheight: 12 1/8 in, 30.7975 cm; width: 10 in, 25.4000 cm; depth: 19 3/4 in, 50.1650 cm
Inscription"V32892" on inside of leg
DepartmentMayer Center, Arts of the Ancient Americas
CollectionArts of the Ancient Americas
This object is currently on view
Known Provenance(Enrique Vargas-Alfaro) [1915-2008], San Jose, Costa Rica and Atlanta, GA; Purchased by Frederick R. [1928-2007] and Jan Mayer, Denver, CO, October 23, 1971; Gifted to the Denver Art Museum, 1995
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