Tripod Jar in Form of Jaguar

Tripod Jar in Form of Jaguar

AD 800-1250
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Nicaragua
Style/Tradition
Pataky Polychrome Pataky Variety
effigy
Ceramic with colored slips
Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer
2017.270

Unknown Artist, Tripod Jar in Form of Jaguar, Pataky Polychrome style, about A.D. 800-1250, Nicaragua, Greater Nicoya region. Ceramic with colored slips. Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 2017.270

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 11 3/4 in, 29.8450 cm; width: 8 7/8 in, 22.5425 cm; depth: 9 1/4 in, 23.4950 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas

Unknown Artist
Tripod Jar in Form of Jaguar
Pataky Polychrome style
About A.D. 800-1250
Nicaragua, Greater Nicoya region
Ceramic with colored slips
Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 2017.270

Known Provenance
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Exhibition History
  • "Pre-Columbian Art of Costa Rica: From the Collection of Jan and Frederick R. Mayer." Clara A. Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, February (?)-March 4, 1977. (Traveled to: Maxwell Museum, Albuquerque, NM, October 12, 1977-May 30, 1978).