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Incense burner base

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Incense burner base with two applique flanges and applique ‘butterfly' nose ornament.

Provenance

Collected between 1974 and 1981 by John Fulling, Art Collectors of November, Inc., Florida (and known as the "November Collection"); to Landon T. Clay, Boston, Massachusetts, in 1987; to MFA, December 1988, gift of Landon T. Clay.

Credit Line

Gift of Landon T. Clay

Maya, Early Classic Period, A.D. 250–550

Object Place

Pacific Coast or piedmont, Guatemala

Dimensions

44.45 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1231b

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: unslipped

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware