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Pre-Columbian, Central America, Costa Rica, ca. 600 to 1200 CE. A lovely and highly-burnished russet-slip terracotta vessel with a rounded base, wide and bulbous sides, smooth shoulders with four sections of black-hued details including abstract leafy motifs bordered by black striations, a narrow neck, a wide mouth, and a flared rim. Size: 7.5" W x 7.75" H (19 cm x 19.7 cm).

Provenance: private Boulder, Colorado, USA collection

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Repair to rim and large but stable pressure fissure along side, wear and minor loss to slip and pigment, with great light and dark mineral deposits throughout.

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Large Costa Rican Pottery Olla

Estimate $100 - $150Sep 25, 2017
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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