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Art of the Ancient Americas
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Artist: Unknown

Tripod Vessel in the Shape of a Jaguar

1200–1400

Polychrome ceramic and red-brown fabric

32.5 × 25 × 11.8 cm (12 13/16 × 9 13/16 × 4 5/8 in.)
Gift of Gail Snow Cain and Christopher Forrest Snow, in memory of their uncle, Gilles A. Lesieur, B.Arch. 1951
1989.95.1
Geography: 
Made in Costa Rica
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Costa Rica, Nicoya Peninsula, Period VI
Classification: 
Containers - Ceramics
Provenance: 

Purchased by Mr. Lesieur at Galeria de los Arcos, San Juan PR.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1989,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (1990): 124, ill.

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