05-10-2008 05-10-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2408 Boston
May 10, 2008 09:00 AMCalender

Pre-Columbian Pottery Couple with Child

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2408 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 10, 2008 10:00AM


Pre-Columbian Pottery Couple with Child, Mexico, Jalisco, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., depicting a seated elderly couple, the woman holding a baby and with cords from one hand trailing to a bowl near her foot, emulating the "Earth Mother" theme and the "Cycle of Life," ht. to 9 3/8 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, May 9, 2006.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


Mexico, British Columbia