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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3099B Boston
May 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Casas Grande Storage Olla

 
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Casas Grande Storage Olla, c. 1200-1450, with overall polychrome geometric decoration in a bold well-balanced design, (repaired with restoration over the cracks), ht. 8, wd. 9 in.

Provenance: The Platt & Friedenberg Collection.

Exhibitions: University of Virginia Art Museum, 1986.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

restored, was originally in a number of pieces, cracks visible in interior


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Keywords

Archaeology of the Americas, Color, Friedenberg, Olla, Polychrome, Pottery, Pre-Columbian art, Visual arts