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Name: Incense Burner with Character Decorated in Red

IDAEH Cultural Property No:

Category: Incensario


Period: CLASSIC (150/200 A.D.-900 A.D.) Early Classic (150/200- 650 AD).

Provenance: Pacific Coast of Guatemala

Medium / Material: Clay

Technique: Appliqué / application, Modeled, Molded, Painting

Location: Biblioteca UVG


Total Height (base and lid: 58 cm

Base “a”
Height: 19.5 cm; Diameter: 26 cm

Lid “b”
Height: 38.5 cm; Diameter: 34.5 cm

References to similar objects:


1. Exhibited in the lobby del Hotel Hyatt Centric Guatemala from August 2017 to October 7, 2020

2. Library of the  CIT Building of  Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (Special Collections Section). Lot # 1 for indefinite time since June 3 2021 (only the lid; the base is in the storage room).



Photo credits: Jorge Pérez de Lara