05-15-2010 05-15-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2506 Boston
May 15, 2010 10:00 AMCalender
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Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario

$3,318$2,800
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506 Location: Boston Date / Time: May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

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 feather headdress with abstract bird designs, discs, and plaque applications, with traces of red and white pigments, (repaired from parts), ht. 18, wd. 13 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

Mexico, plaque applications, Teotihuacan