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Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel

Auction:
2346
Lot:
13
Sold for:
$940$800

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2346
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 13, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel, Costa Rica, Guanacoste-Nicoya Zone, c. 500-800 A.D., the wide rimmed bowl with four bulbous legs and a stylized animal head at one end, an avian head at the other end, (the animal at a diagonal angle), painted with red and black geometric and floral devices on a buff ground, the inside bowl is red-brown, (surface loss), ht. 7 1/2, lg. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $700-900

Keywords

Costa Rica, red and black geometric and floral devices, avian head , Nicoya

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