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U991.8.17
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Seated Figure with Bowl)
Date (Execution) : 1000-1550
Geographical Origin : Palmar Sur, Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic
Support / Technique : Built
Object Type : figurines
Visual Description : A stylized figurine in a sitting posture with widespread legs which terminate in pointed cones. The figurine holds in its hands a shallow bowl which is attached to the thigh and abdomen. The neck and ears are perforated transversely to facilitate suspension and hold ornaments. The underside of the body is triply perforated to fix the figure in an upright position to some movable support.
Accession # : U991.8.17
Width (cm) : 8.00
Height (cm) : 12.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :