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Lot 132: Rare Nayarit Pottery Human-Form Olla

November Clearance Online Timed Auction

by ArtemisGallery LIVE

07 November 2016

Louisville, CO, USA

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  • Rare Nayarit Pottery Human-Form Olla
  • Rare Nayarit Pottery Human-Form Olla
  • Rare Nayarit Pottery Human-Form Olla
  • Rare Nayarit Pottery Human-Form Olla
  • Rare Nayarit Pottery Human-Form Olla
  • Rare Nayarit Pottery Human-Form Olla
   
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Description: Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Nayarit, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is a round-bottomed olla whose narrow spout is a human head. Arms rise from the sides of the body to rest behind the head; the body is decorated with black, red, and cream designs which remain very clearly. This type of figure was made to be placed in a tomb. Size: 3.15" W x 3.75" H (8 cm x 9.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex - Peter Arnovick, Los Altos, CA

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#116103

Condition Report: Surface wear with some pocking; bottom has stable crack / possibly been repaired. Most pigment remaining.

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