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Lot 0076A
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, ca. 800 to 1200 CE. Three delightful ceramic musical instruments - two ocarinas and one rattle - of zoomorphic form. Two are highly abstract, while the third is a crocodilian figure wearing a hat and seemingly saluting the viewer from his perch atop a tall, cylindrical rattle. Size of largest: 1.65" W x 4.75" H (4.2 cm x 12.1 cm)

Provenance: private Parker collection, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Condition

One foot is missing from the smallest. The largest seems to have a small, ancient loss from the headdress. The middle one is intact.

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Trio of Costa Rican Animal Form Pottery Musical Objects

Estimate $250 - $375Jul 20, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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