09-26-2009 09-26-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2473 Boston
September 26, 2009 10:00AMCalender
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Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Plate

$4,740$4,000
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473 Location: Boston Date / Time: September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Tripod Plate, Maya, c. 550-950 A.D., the interior with dignitary seated on a jaguar skin dais and wearing an elaborate headdress, the flared sides with five jawless head glyphs, dark orange and black against a pale orange ground, (some restoration), ht. 4, dia. 12 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, May 16, 1995, lot 161.
Estimate $5,000-7,000