237 Results: Portfolio is "Pre-Columbian"

Tripod Dish with Mammiform Supports

300 B.C. - 300 A.D.
4 5/8 in. x 6 1/2 in. (11.75 cm x 16.51 cm)
La Tolita (archaeological culture)
Creation Place:
Southwest Colombia/Northwest Ecuador
Unknown Artist,

Object Type:
Medium and Support:
Slip painted (possibly with a resist technique) terracotta
Credit Line:
Collection of Mingei International Museum; purchase made possible by a generous gift from Akaloa Resource Foundation.
Accession Number:
Currently on view:

Bibliography List

This object has the following bibliographic references:

  • Armand J. Labbé. Pre-Columbian Art:  Marine Animal Forms. Mingei International Museum. San Diego, CA , 2001. Page Number: 100.
  • Harmer Johnson. Guide To The Arts of The Americas. Rizzoli. New York , September 15, 1992.
  • Geoffrey H. S. Bushnell. Ancient Arts of the Americas. F. A. Praeger. New York, NY , 1965.

Exhibition List

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

  • Pre-Columbian Art - Marine Animal Forms. 12/11/2001 - 10/28/2003.
  • Art of the Americas--Mesoamerican and Pre-columbian Art from Mingei's Permanent Collection. 7/15/2017 - 2/18/2018.

Portfolio List

This object is a member of the following portfolios