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Large Pre-Columbian Lidded Effigy Vessel

Auction:
2506
Lot:
62
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Large Pre-Columbian Lidded Effigy Vessel, Colombia, Rio Magadglena, c. 800-1200 A.D., large terra-cotta cylindrical burial urn, the lid in the form of a stylized human with upturned hands, the top of head with painted stylized geometric design, the urn with projecting avian head, wings, and two lugs on both sides, ht. 29 in.
Estimate $3,500-4,500

Keywords

Colombia, avian head, Urn

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