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Incense burner top

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Incense burner top with sculpture of human head and hands holding ritual objects.

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

50.8 x 43.18 cm (20 x 17 in.)

Accession Number

1988.1231a

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: red and blue post-fire paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware