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Two Pre-Columbian Decorated Gourds

Auction:
2506
Lot:
198
Sold for:
$504$425

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

Description:

Two Pre-Columbian Decorated Gourds, Peru, Nazca, c. 200-600 A.D., both with incised decoration, the first with chevrons filled with abstract curvilinear and avian designs, the second decorated with a mythical creature combining jaguar, condor, and a trophy head, bowl ht. 4 1/2, dia. 6 1/2, gourd shape ht. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

Keywords

trophy head, trophy head , bowl ht, Cucurbitaceae, Gourd

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