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Pre-Columbian Pyro-Engraved Gourd Bowl

Auction:
2473
Lot:
75
Sold for:
$296$250

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

Description:

Pre-Columbian Pyro-Engraved Gourd Bowl, northern Argentina, c. 200 B.C.-100 A.D., depicting a spider (?), several "Reas" or "Nandus" (flightless birds unique to the South American continent), (with an ancient repair), ht. 2 3/4, dia. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

Argentina, British Columbia, Cucurbitaceae, Gourd, Pre-Columbian

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