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Mayan Copador Polychrome Painted Swimmers Bowl

Lot 0063E Details

Description
Pre-Columbian, Mayan Territories, Honduras/El Salvador, Late Classic Period, ca. 550 to 900 CE. A Mayan Copador Swimmer's olla of a rounded form with corsetted upper walls resolving to an open rim, finely painted on the exterior with not two (Hero Twins) but actually three elongated swimming figures (though one swimmer is smaller than the others) occupying the central register framed by an upper and lower band of glyphs, perhaps a representation of the underworld journey, all painted in hues of red, orange, and black on a cream ground. Size: 5.75" in diameter at widest x 4" H (14.6 cm x 10.2 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Poway California collection

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#115320
Condition
One stable, nearly invisible pressure crack on upper wall with minor surface scratches as shown. Else intact and excellent.
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Mayan Copador Polychrome Painted Swimmers Bowl

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$800
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$1,200
Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price
$400
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0063E: Mayan Copador Polychrome Painted Swimmers Bowl

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$750
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Est.
$800
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$1,200
Starting Price
$400
Exceptional Antiquities | Ethnographic Art
Thu, Jun 02, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 22.5%

Lot 0063E Details

Description
...
Pre-Columbian, Mayan Territories, Honduras/El Salvador, Late Classic Period, ca. 550 to 900 CE. A Mayan Copador Swimmer's olla of a rounded form with corsetted upper walls resolving to an open rim, finely painted on the exterior with not two (Hero Twins) but actually three elongated swimming figures (though one swimmer is smaller than the others) occupying the central register framed by an upper and lower band of glyphs, perhaps a representation of the underworld journey, all painted in hues of red, orange, and black on a cream ground. Size: 5.75" in diameter at widest x 4" H (14.6 cm x 10.2 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Poway California collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#115320
Condition
...
One stable, nearly invisible pressure crack on upper wall with minor surface scratches as shown. Else intact and excellent.

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