Costa Rican Baluster Shape Vessel with Jaguar Head
Size: 13 1/2 inches H
Ca. 800 -1000 AD
Large pottery baluster form vessel having a jaguar head projecting in front. Upper band of deep brown and orange stylized glyphs on a cream ground. Various painted geometric decorative details. Scattered mineral deposits on the surface. A 2” original piece reattached in the rim and a few minor rim chips, otherwise intact.
Private Nevada collection, acquired from Ed Davies, Long Beach, CA., mid 1980s. Collection # CR25.