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Tripod Jar

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Ceramic
  • Place Found: Costa Rica
  • DATES 800-1550
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (14 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 31.1154
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Tripod Jar, 800-1550. Ceramic, 5 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (14 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1154. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1154.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.31.1154.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dark brown tripod jar with solid legs, globular body; narrow neck; and flared, rolled rim. The shoulders are decorated with two strap handles with applique ridges and incised lines on opposite sides. The body of the vessel is decorated with bands of vertical incised lines and dots. The ceramic style is La CabaƱa Fine. Condition: good; the rim and base of feet are slightly chipped; there are some surface abrasions; and there is a white and red adhesive label on interior rim with number "54" written on it in black ink.
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     <em>Tripod Jar</em>, 800-1550. Ceramic, 5 1/2 x 6 x 6 in. (14 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Minor C. Keith in memory of her husband, 31.1154. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.31.1154.jpg)