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Incense Burners

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