Guanacaste Costa Rican Incensario
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A wonderful Potosi Applique with crocodilian effigy. This ritual incense burner has a top cover finalized with a portrayal of an aggressive spiny Caiman. Three rows of exaggerated pointed scutes crowns his elongated head. Two double ring banning appliqué surround the upper and matching lower section. White and red colors faintly appear near the eyes and legs. Lower bowl has vertical stripes in light yellow. Overall  body is heavily textured.

Greater Nicoya region, Costa Rica, 500 - 1350 AD (Period V-VI)

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