Two tripod dishes, five pottery vessels, one Peccary effigy knob, five effigy supports from pottery vessel, one feline effigy metate, one figure, one seated figure (sukia)

Atlantic Watershed culture, Costa Rica
Late Period V - Period VI
800–1400 CE


Findspot: Costa Rica, Altantic Watershed

Accession Number

2011.2084-2095, 2011.2448-2449

Medium or Technique

Earthenware, earthenware with slip paint, or stone (basalt?)

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Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

About 1905, excavated by members of the Lindo Family on the Lindo Brothers’ coffee plantation in Juan Viñas, between the cities of Limón and San José, Costa Rica; about 1910, brought to the United States by Daisy Lindo Lewis (later Daisy Voorhis, b. 1883 – d. 1964) and kept in her homes in Wheeling, WV, Cambridge, MA, and South Yarmouth, MA; 1964, by descent to her daughter, Doris Lindo Lewis Henríquez (b. 1909 – d. 1995), West Palm Beach, FL; 1995, by descent to her daughter, Sydney Lewis Glover, and Denis Glover, Chatham, MA; 2011, gift of Denis and Sydney Glover to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of J. Denis Glover and Sydney L. Glover