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Three pieces from the Mesoamerican (Mexico) region of North America, a double flute, a drummer, and an elbow pipe bowl. The drummer figure measures 8 inches long by 5 inches tall by 4 inches wide and consists of a seated human figure holding a drum between its legs. The back of the head has an attached stirrup-like spout and handle. The double flute has three tonal holes along each cylinder with a human face with headdress and large ear spools spanning the space between the distal ends of the flutes. A red and green striped snake runs along the outer margin of each cylinder. The flute measures 10 inches long by 4 inches at the widest by 2 inches tall. The ceramic elbow pipe bowl measures 5 inches long (including bend) decorated on each face with a pattern of three lines with two rows of dots between. Mica temper is clearly evident in the clay matrix.. The drummer figure has no remaining paint evident. The flute is painted and with red and green highlights. All three are in good condition with no post-manufacture chips, cracks or repairs evident.

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MESOAMERICAN MUSIC RELATED EFFIGY CERAMICS

Auction ended on Sat, Mar 18, 2017
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2500 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32301
United States
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