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Pre-Columbian Pottery Incensario

Auction:
2506
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$3,318$2,800

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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, Teotihuacan, plaque applications, Archaeoastronomy, Mica, Pre-Columbian

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