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U991.15.24
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Tripod Bowl)
Date (Execution) : 1000-1550
Geographical Origin : Diquis Delta, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic; paint
Support / Technique :
Object Type : bowls (vessels)
Visual Description : Miniature tripod bowl with solid conical supports. The paste is reddish clay. Decorated in black and red on cream slip which is applied over the entire surface. Supports decorated with two vertical black lines. Two horizontal black bands encircle the bowl which contain a geometric design reminiscent of the leg and foot symbol of the alligator, as described by Holmes.
Accession # : U991.15.24
Width (cm) : 7.70
Height (cm) : 4.50
Depth (cm) : 7.70
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :