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Two Homolovi/Saint John Polychrome Clay Vessels

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
556
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Two Homolovi/Saint John Polychrome Clay Vessels, a rounded bowl form, painted on the interior over a red slip in dark brown with a broad frieze of solid and striated stepped hooks, bold concentric zigzags in white on the exterior, perforated twice below the rim and strung with hide; and a globular jar, with worn decoration painted in black and white, ht. 5 1/2 and 4, wd. 8 3/4 and 7 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Sotheby's, New York, May 22, 1989, lot 174.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Frieze Art Fair, London, Mayfair, Upper East Side

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