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Two Pieces of Art Pottery

Auction:
2202
Lot:
177
Sold for:
$71$60

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Auction:
Sale #2202 - 2202
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 10, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Two Pieces of Art Pottery, attributed to Gay Head Pottery, known today as Aquinnah, Massachusetts, bowl and planter with striated bands of clay in red, yellow, black, cream, brown, and rust, unmarked, respective ht. 2 1/2, 4 in.

Note: Gay Head is known for its rich clay deposits. Native Americans (Wampanoag tribe) have used the clay for pottery for many years, as well as selling and bartering it.
Estimate $100-200

Keywords

Art Pottery, Gay Head , Pottery, Massachusetts, Aquinnah, Martha's Vineyard