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Southwest Polychrome Pottery Olla

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
534
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Pottery Olla, Zia, third quarter 19th century, the bulbous form painted in black and deep orange over a cream ground, with two stylized birds alternating with floral sprays, all beneath a darkened rim, (paint loss), ht. 11, dia. 12 1/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, New Haven, Connecticut.
Estimate $5,000-7,000


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Keywords

Food preservation, Olla, Polychrome, Pre-Columbian art, Visual arts, Zia people

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