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U991.15.40
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Vessel)
Date (Execution) : 500-1550
Geographical Origin : Diquis Delta, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic; paint
Support / Technique :
Object Type : vessels (containers)
Visual Description : Tripod jar with a beige paste and covered by a reddish-brown slip. The tripod supports are pointed cones which are slightly modelled to indicate stylized animal heads. Shoulder shows geometric incised decoration. Two horizontal lines frame groups of diagonal and vertical lines. The lower part of the vessel shows traces of of organic black resist decoration.
Accession # : U991.15.40
Width (cm) : 11.60
Height (cm) : 8.80
Depth (cm) : 11.60
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :