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Two Pre-Columbian Figurative Pottery Vessels

Auction:
3024T
Lot:
2025
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Discovery - 3024T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
September 07, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pre-Columbian Figurative Pottery Vessels, a Moche stirrup-spout vessel of a seated man wearing an elaborate necklace, and another seated figure, possibly from Ecuador, holding a spondylus shell and wearing ear ornaments, (both with repairs), ht. to 8 3/4 in.

Tribal Art
Property from the estate of George Wald.
Estimate $250-350

chip and restoration to the rim of the black figure with abrasions throughout, a large repair to the handle and body of the other figure.


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

George Wald, Americas, Andean civilizations, Drinkware, Moche culture, Moche portrait vessel, Pre-Columbian era, Spondylidae, Spondylus, Stirrup, Stirrup spout vessel, Ecuador

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