11-09-2013 11-09-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2685B Boston
November 9, 2013 10:00AMCalender

Colima Janiform Jade Bowl

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2685B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2013 10:00AM


Colima Janiform Jade Bowl, Mexico, c. 300 B.C. - 250 A.D., diminutive form with stylized faces and pierced eyes, ht. 1, dia. 1 1/4 in.

Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, 1960s; Sotheby Park Bernet #3824, No. 69; Ex Jay Leff collection.
Estimate $600-800

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Mexico, British Columbia, Jay Leff, Leo Fortess, Lillian Fortess