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Mimbres Black-on-white Picture Bowl

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
555
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Mimbres Black-on-white Picture Bowl, c. 950-1150 AD, painted on the interior with a figure of a turtle, the shell with a checkerboard pattern, broad and narrow concentric horizontal bands on the rim, dia. 8 3/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Ohio; purchased from Fenn Galleries, Santa Fe, 1984.
Estimate $2,500-3,500

Has a number of repaired cracks.


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Keywords

Archaeology of the Americas, Mimbres, New Mexico, Santa Fe, New Mexico

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