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Art of the Ancient Americas
Maker: Unknown

Tripod bowl, red and black on cream


Ceramic with pigment

8 cm (3 1/8 in.)
other (of bowl at rim): 13.7 cm(5 3/8 in.)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen
Costa Rica
Costa Rica or Nicaragua, Greater Nicoya, Papagayo Polychrome
Containers - Ceramics

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1958 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


George A. Kubler, ed., Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 195, 369, no. 429, fig. 254.

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