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U991.8.15
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Jar)
Date (Execution) : 500-1550
Geographical Origin : Palmar Sur, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic; Paint
Support / Technique :
Object Type : jars
Visual Description : The jar has a short neck and outcurving lip. The shoulder decoration, consisting of incised painted nodes, is the dominant feature. Four nodes are spaced evenly on opposite sides. Each conical node is incised four times, covered by cream paint. The lower part of the vessel contains traces of black paint, which appear to be residues of organic black resist decoration.
Accession # : U991.8.15
Width (cm) : 11.20
Height (cm) : 9.60
Depth (cm) : 11.20
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :