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Vicus Animal Effigy Vessel

Auction:
2911T
Lot:
1656
Sold for:
$209$170

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Auction:
Discovery - 2911T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
June 09, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Vicus Animal Effigy Vessel, c. 200 BC-100 AD, the front with an animal head and two projecting limbs, the spout with a ring handle, traces of decoration, (repair), ht. 7 1/2, lg. 9 in.

Provenance: Elsa and Roger Sonnabend, collected in the 1950s and 60s.
Estimate $200-250


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Roger Sonnabend, Elsa Sonnabend, Vicús culture

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