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Auction 2506

May 15, 2010 10:00AM

05-15-2010 05-15-2010

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Warrior Figure

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Warrior Figure

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$770$650

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Warrior Figure, Nayarit, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., seated figure with helmet, body armor, and holding a club, painted white on red, ht. 9 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$593$500

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure, Nayarit, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the seated form with one hand to the mouth and wearing nose and ear ornaments, (back leg re-glued), ht. 12 1/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$356$300

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure, western Mexico, Jalisco, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the seated female form wearing ear ornaments, ht. 6 1/2 in. More ...

Large Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Cylinder

Large Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Cylinder

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$711$600

Large Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Cylinder, Mexico, Michoacan, c. 300 B.C.-200 A.D., slightly flared at the rim, decorated in a woodgrain pattern and with several manganese blooms, (restored More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dog

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dog

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$385$325

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dog, western Mexico, Colima, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the plump redware form lying on its belly, with large spout from back, (minor chips), lg. 11 x ht. 6 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Serpent Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Serpent Vessel

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$830$700

Pre-Columbian Pottery Serpent Vessel, Mexico, Colima, c. 200 B.C.-300 A.D., a curled serpent with single spout at midsection, incised detail, includes stand, lg. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Dog

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Dog

Lot:
7
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Dog, Mexico, Colima, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with central flared spout and decorated with black scroll design, ht. 5, lg. 9 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Skull

Pre-Columbian Pottery Skull

Lot:
8
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Pre-Columbian Pottery Skull, Mexico, Aztec, c. 1300-1500 A.D., the hollow form with wide open mouth and pierced ears, probably a tendon for an Aztec skull rack, traces of white and red-brown More ...

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Jaguar Head

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Jaguar Head

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$770$650

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Jaguar Head, Costa Rica, c. 1000-1400 A.D., volcanic stone, with fierce teeth, originally from a Metate, custom stand, lg. 4 3/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowl

Lot:
10
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowl, Mexico, Mixtec, c. 1250-1500 A.D., the feet in the form of abstract bird heads, with abstract glyph band at rim, (reassembled from pieces), ht. 8 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario

Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario, Mexico, Teotihuacan, c. 600-800 A.D., the lid representing Quetzalcoatl, with ear and nose ornaments, mica eyes (a later replacement), and wearing an elaborate More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Female Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Female Figure

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$444$375

Pre-Columbian Pottery Female Figure, Maya, c. 200-400 A.D., the standing hollow form with "olmecoid" detail, wearing a large necklace with pendant, plumbate slip, ht. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate

Lot:
13
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate, Maya, c. 600-900 A.D., with interior border decoration and central God-head glyph, small "kill-hole" at center, (restored from large pieces, missing feet), More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate

Lot:
14
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Plate, Maya, c. 500-800 A.D., with interior border decoration, with large seated Lord and God in shell motif, (reassembled from large pieces, wear, minor paint More ...

Pre-Columbian Carved Greenstone Figure

Pre-Columbian Carved Greenstone Figure

Lot:
15
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Carved Greenstone Figure, Mexico, Mezcala, c. 500-200 B.C., carved from diorite in the form of a stylized standing figure, with stand, ht. 7 1/4 in. Provenance: Ex Leonard Kaplan More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Carved Jades

Two Pre-Columbian Carved Jades

Lot:
16
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Two Pre-Columbian Carved Jades, Maya, c. 500-800 A.D., a standing human figure wearing an elaborate headdress of light gray-green stone, and a stylized serpent head in apple green jade, both pierced More ...

Pre-Columbian Carved Jade Figure

Pre-Columbian Carved Jade Figure

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$1,422$1,200

Pre-Columbian Carved Jade Figure, Mexico, Olmec, c. 1150-550 B.C., standing with arms to the sides, the eyes and down turned mouth drilled for detail, the ears pierced for attachments, ht. 1 7/8 More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Lot:
18
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Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Items, Costa Rica, c. 800-1200 A.D., a polychrome jaguar tripod bowl with human head, and a pipe like brownware form with small animal finial and several perforations, bowl More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel

Lot:
19
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Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel, Costa Rica, Choretega, c. 900-1350 A.D., the globular form of a stylized head, with jaguar glyph band at rim, (repairs, damage), ht. 7 1/2, dia. 9 More ...

Two Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessels

Two Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessels

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$178$150

Two Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessels, Costa Rica, c. 800-1300 A.D., a goblet in the form of a human head with abstract geometric detail, and an unusual bird effigy, possibly a Harpy eagle, with More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario

Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$474$400

Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario, Costa Rica, Guanacaste-style, c. 1000-1200 A.D., the bi-conical vessel with areas of spiked decoration, the lid top with highly stylized iguana forms, (clay loss, More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Pedestal Urns

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Pedestal Urns

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$474$400

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Pedestal Urns, Costa Rica, Nicoya, c. 800-1000 A.D., the smaller with abstract jaguar glyph band at rim, the larger with plumed serpent (?) glyph band at rim, More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Tripod Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Tripod Vessel

Lot:
23
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Pottery Tripod Vessel, Costa Rica, c. 800-1200 A.D., the rattle legs each with a stylized pangolin looking backward, punctuate detail, the bowl with red interior, ht. 8 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Turtle Urn

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Turtle Urn

Lot:
24
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Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Turtle Urn, Costa Rica, Nicoya, c. 800-1200 A.D., a tripod form with projecting parrot head and bands of geometric decoration, (head repaired), ht. 9 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Pedestal Urn

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Pedestal Urn

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$178$150

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Pedestal Urn, Costa Rica, Choretega, c. 1000-1450 A.D., with abstract jaguar glyph band at rim, abstract animal and geometric glyph band at pedestal, (chipped base), More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels

Lot:
26
Unsold
 

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessels, Costa Rica, a Palmar redware vessel with abstract incised designs, c. 1000 B.C.-300 A.D., the other a similar redware globular form with flared rim, with single More ...

Large Pre-Columbian Tripod Effigy Vessel

Large Pre-Columbian Tripod Effigy Vessel

Lot:
27
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Large Pre-Columbian Tripod Effigy Vessel, Costa Rica, c. 500 B.C.-300 A.D., tapered form with flared rim and representing an owl/human (?) motif, when upside down both sides appear to be abstract More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowls

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowls

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$296$250

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowls, Costa Rica, c. 800-1200 A.D., the smaller with abstract jaguar design on the inside, the larger with painted and unusual incised designs on the inside, More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowl

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$326$275

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowl, Costa Rica, Choretega, c. 1000-1450 A.D., with effigy head, feet and abstract geometric decoration, (old repairs), ht. 4 1/2, dia. 9 in. More ...

Two Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowls

Two Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowls

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$296$250

Two Polychrome Pottery Tripod Bowls, Costa Rica, Choretega, c. 1000-1450 A.D., one with abstract avian legs (one with rattle), the other with jaguar legs, (clay loss), dia. to 8 in. More ...