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Auction 2442

January 24, 2009 10:00AM

01-24-2009 01-24-2009

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Nine Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Nine Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$1,896$1,600

Nine Pre-Columbian Pottery Items, Nayarit, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., includes a small bowl, an animal, and seven seated human figures, including a drummer, most with white and black painted More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Seated Couple

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Seated Couple

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Seated Couple, Nayarit, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the seated couple wearing elaborate ear and nose ornaments, with black and white painted details on a More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figures

Two Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figures

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$830$700

Two Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figures, Nayarit, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., a warrior figure carrying a club, and a female figure with a small bowl in one hand, white and black decoration, ht. to 9 More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Censer

Pre-Columbian Pottery Censer

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$948$800

Pre-Columbian Pottery Censer, Vera Cruz, c. 600-900 A.D., in the form of a seated deity with elaborate headdress, black painted details, (some reglued pieces), ht. 12 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Redware Tripod Bowl

Pre-Columbian Redware Tripod Bowl

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$444$375

Pre-Columbian Redware Tripod Bowl, Colima, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with fluted sides and parrot-shaped supports, (loss, old repairs), ht. 8 1/2, lg. 15 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Female Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Painted Female Pottery Figure

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$1,067$900

Pre-Columbian Painted Female Pottery Figure, Nayarit, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., seated on a two-legged form with hands to the torso, traces of black decoration, incised hair, (cracks, old repairs), ht. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Priestess

Pre-Columbian Pottery Priestess

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$533$450

Pre-Columbian Pottery Priestess, Maya, c. 600-900 A.D., the hollow bell-shape form wearing elaborate headdress, ear spools, shoulder decoration, etc., ht. 10 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Plumbate Turkey Vessel

Pre-Columbian Plumbate Turkey Vessel

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$356$300

Pre-Columbian Plumbate Turkey Vessel, Maya, c. 600-900 A.D., in the form of a turkey with flared rim, ht. 3, lg. 4 1/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Bowl

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$356$300

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Bowl, Maya, c. 550-950 A.D., the outside with floating figures and abstract decoration, the inside with remnant decoration, ht. 3 1/4, dia. 8 1/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
11
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl, Maya, Peten, c. 300-600 A.D., decorated with seated noblemen and repeating glyph devices, (restored from pieces), ht. 5 1/2, dia. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$533$450

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl, Maya, c. 650-900 A.D., the interior with a band of abstract animal devices, the exterior with a band of pseudo-glyphs and monkeys, (minor restoration), ht. 3, More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowl

Lot:
13
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Bowl, Maya, Peten, c. 650-900 A.D., the red form with rattling tripod feet, with flared sides, painted inside and out with bold glyphs on a black background, More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate, Maya, Peten, c. 650-900 A.D., with rattling tripod feet, painted on the inside with a Tikal Dancer framed by a band of glyphs, with incised glyph on the More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Cylinder

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Cylinder

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$770$650

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Cylinder, Maya, c. 600-900 A.D., slightly flared sides, with two black and cream-colored panels depicting a stylized monkey, ht. 8, dia. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Cylinder

Pre-Columbian Painted Cylinder

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$711$600

Pre-Columbian Painted Cylinder, Maya, c. 600-900 A.D., slightly flared at the rim, and with bold black abstract forms, (restoration), ht. 7 3/8 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Cylinder

Pre-Columbian Pottery Cylinder

Lot:
17
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Pottery Cylinder, Colima, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., brownware, with relief-carved splayed human figures framed by double-headed serpents, with double-headed serpent frame lines, More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Cylinder

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Cylinder

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Cylinder, Maya, Ulua Valley, Honduras, c. 650-900 A.D., with slightly flared sides, interior with stylized linear devices, exterior with elaborately dressed standing More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Cylinder

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Cylinder

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$1,541$1,300

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Cylinder, Maya, Ulua Valley, Honduras, c. 650-900 A.D., with slightly swollen body, with alternating elaborately dressed seated figures and avian deities on a black More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Cylinder

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Cylinder

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$1,126$950

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Cylinder, Maya, Honduras, c. 650-900 A.D., three elaborately dressed seated male figures on a black background, ht. 5, dia. 5 3/8 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Warrior Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Warrior Figure

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$4,740$4,000

Pre-Columbian Pottery Warrior Figure, Maya, Jaina Island, c. 550-950 A.D., the standing figure with remaining hand flexed at the wrist, with remnant headdress, ear ornaments, and necklace, with More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$1,659$1,400

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure, Maya, Jaina Island, c. 550-950 A.D., depicting a prisoner, the standing male figure with beard and mustache, wearing a long sash and ear ornaments, the legs painted More ...

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Necklace

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Necklace

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$415$350

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Necklace, Mixtec/Aztec, of volcanic (?) stone with eleven stylized skulls and bead spacers, (restrung), skull ht. to 1 1/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Jadeite Necklace

Pre-Columbian Jadeite Necklace

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$711$600

Pre-Columbian Jadeite Necklace, Maya, c. 300-900 A.D., composed of large tubular, globular, and other various shape beads, with two mask-like pendants, (restrung), lg. 17 in. More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Jade Carvings

Two Pre-Columbian Jade Carvings

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Two Pre-Columbian Jade Carvings, Costa Rica, an effigy with incised details and a two-sided shark form, both pierced for suspension, shark lg. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Bowl

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$652$550

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Bowl, Costa Rica, the rattle legs in the form of stylized humans, painted overall in abstract designs, (some restoration), ht. 3 5/8, dia. 8 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Female Figure

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Female Figure

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,304$1,100

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Female Figure, Costa Rica, Nicoya, c. 800-1200 A.D., with hands to her sides and on one knee, painted with elaborate geometric patterns in red, black, cream, and gray-blue, More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$178$150

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels, Costa Rica, a pedestal bowl, a globular form with rattle legs, an unusual double rattle leg form, and a globular form, all with small avian or animal head adornos More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Dog

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Dog

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$889$750

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Dog, "Viringo," Chancay, c. 800-1200 A.D., depicting a seated Peruvian dog, dark brown and cream-colored decoration, (minor restoration), ht. 8 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dolphin Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dolphin Vessel

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$533$450

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dolphin Vessel, Colima, Mexico, c. 200 B.C.-200 A.D., the curled form with open spout dorsal fin, lg. 7 1/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Animal Effigy Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Animal Effigy Vessel

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$444$375

Pre-Columbian Pottery Animal Effigy Vessel, Inca, c. 1400-1532 A.D., in the form of an anecdotal llama with strap and flared spout, (minor clay loss), ht. 5 1/2 in. More ...