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U991.15.4
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Base)
Date (Execution) : 500-1000
Geographical Origin : Nicoya, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Pre-Columbian (American)
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic
Support / Technique :
Object Type : stands (support objects)
Visual Description : Object has a cylindrical base that supports a dish. Base is hollow & contains 3 pellets that move freely. The base of the cylinder is also dished and has cross-shaped openings opposite each other. Furthermore two holes of about 15 mm diamater protrude at an angle from the base to the side of the cylinder. The dish has a cream coloured slip applied to its upper side. The lower part of the cylindrical base part of the base seems to have been discoloured from soot. See Lotherop II, page 251, FIG 141a
Accession # : U991.15.4
Width (cm) : 10.50
Height (cm) : 4.80
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :