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Tripod dish

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Tripod dish with hollow supports modeled in the form of a stylized zoomorph (peccary?). The dish's interior is slipped red with cream-painted geometric designs on the rim. The exterior and supports are painted red with cream-painted geometric motifs. A stylized, modeled zoomorph is attached...

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Provenance

Mrs. George W. Goethals (Effie Rodman Goethals) by 1925; to MFA, July 1925, gift of Mrs. George W. Goethals.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George W. Goethals

Central Highlands or Atlantic Watershed, Period VI, A.D. 1000–1550

Object Place

Central Highlands or Atlantic Watershed region, Costa Rica

Dimensions

14 x 25.3 cm (5 1/2 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.421

Medium or Technique

Earthenware: cream on red slip paint

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware