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Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Tripod Bowl)
Date (Execution) : 1000-1550
Geographical Origin : Diquis Delta[?], Costa Rica
Cultural Group : Diquis?
Style / Period : Pre-Columbian
Medium / Material  : Ceramic; Paint
Support / Technique :
Object Type : bowls (vessels)
Visual Description : The supports are short pointed cones painted to resemble stylized animal heads. The ears are indicated by nodes. The supports are hollow; they have slits in the sides and contain pellets which rattle when the bowl is moved. It is not clear which animal is represented. The decoration reflects alligator motifs.
Accession # : U991.8.29
Width (cm) : 19.50
Height (cm) : 9.00
Depth (cm) : 19.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of William and Henrietta Schmidt
Artist Statement :