09-15-2001 09-15-2001
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
September 15, 2001 10:00 AMCalender

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Portrait Vessel

Auction: Sale #2074 - 2074 Location: Bolton Date / Time: September 15, 2001 10:00AM


Pre-Columbian Polychrome Portrait Vessel, Moche, depicting a man with long hair, ear spools, and cap, the colors are red, cream-color, and buff, (hairline crack), ht. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected at a railroad construction site in Peru, 1880s, descended in the Forbes family, lot includes original collection history.
Estimate $2,000-2,500


railroad construction site