01-24-2009 01-24-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2442 Boston
January 24, 2009 10:00AMCalender
32

Pre-Columbian Incised Bone Staff

$948$800
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2442 Location: Boston Date / Time: January 24, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Incised Bone Staff, Peru, Chavin culture, c. 400-200 B.C., one end in the form of an open-mouthed human (?), the other end with abstract geometric devices, red and black pigment, (broken and repaired), lg. 1 11/2 in.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Asheville Museum of North Carolina.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

abstract geometric devices, British Columbia, Asheville Museum of North Carolina