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Circa 800 - 1200 A.D.

Standing on four short legs, with the tail as a mouth aperture, colored in a brown-orange that extends from the tail to the length of the body in two horizontal bands, four finger holes, two on either side, pierced in the top band. The top of the back decorated in a criss-crossed hatch design in a darker brown, and the head with painted on eyes and mouth, with nose and earrings modeled. A possible suspension loop behind the head

3.5 in. (9.0 cm.) long

Condition

Overall in good condition, with slight crackelure throughout as shown

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A Costa Rican Terracotta Ocarina with the Head of a Man

Estimate $400 - $600Jul 29, 2017