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Lot 181: A pair of ceramic finger drums from Costa Rica

Antiquities Auction 54: Discovery Sale

by Ancient Resource LLC

06 November 2016

Montrose, CA, USA

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  • A pair of ceramic finger drums from Costa Rica
  • A pair of ceramic finger drums from Costa Rica
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Description: A pair of ceramic finger drums from Costa Rica, c. AD 1000 - 1550, Central Highlands, Atlantic Watershed, the first orange-ware with single small handle and light deposits, H: 7 1/2 in (19.3cm), the second of ovoid shape with widely flared pedestal foot and single handle, the white slip preserved with red horizontal banding, H: 4 1/2 in (11.4 cm). cf. Lothrop 'Pottery of Costa Rica and Nicaragua' Vol. II. p. 377 for similar examples; Ex Southern California private collection.

Condition Report: 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. Interested bidders are strongly encouraged to request a condition report on any lots upon which they intend to bid, prior to placing a bid. All transactions are governed by Ancient Resource LLC's Conditions of Sale.

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