Tripod Bowl in Shape of a Crab

Tripod Bowl in Shape of a Crab

300 BCE–500 CE
Culture
Greater Nicoya
Country
Costa Rica
Style/Tradition
Guinea Incised Guinea Variety
effigy
Ceramic
Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer
1993.546

Unknown artist, Greater Nicoya, Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Tripod Bowl in Shape of a Crab, 300 BCE–500 CE. Ceramic, 4 ⅞ x 9 ¼ x 7 ⅛ inches. Denver Art Museum Collection: Gift of the Collection of Frederick and Jan Mayer, 1993.546.

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
height: 4 7/8 in, 12.3825 cm; width: 9 1/4 in, 23.4950 cm; depth: 7 1/8 in, 18.0975 cm
Department
Mayer Center, Art of the Ancient Americas
Collection
Art of the Ancient Americas
Exhibition History
  • "Ancient Treasures of Costa Rica: Art and Archaeology of the Rich Coast." Denver Museum of Natural History, June 23, 1990-May 31, 1991.

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