Tripod Censer


Location: On Display in the Mexico and Central America Gallery

From: Mexico (Central America) | Oaxaca (Mexican State)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 34-34-1
Current Location Mexico and Central America Gallery - On Display
Culture Mixtec (uncertain)
Provenience Mexico (Central America) | Oaxaca (Mexican State)
Culture Area Central American
Date Made 1000-1500 CE
Section American
Materials Clay

Handled incense burner. Unslipped ware. Slightly convex base, rounded sides contracting to a short flaring rim; cut-out ornamentation on body. Two short legs, each terminating in a knob; one long thicker leg on the top of which at the end is a short loop.

Height 13.5 cm
Width 21.5 cm
Outside Diameter 11.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Gustave Bellon through Mary Butler, 1934

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