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**Originally Listed At $400**

Pre-Columbian, Colombia, San Agustin, Horqueta-Primavera Period, ca. 600 BCE to 100 CE. A charming brownware vessel with a carinated body on a rounded base and a flared rim. The shoulder and rim of the piece are decorated with abstract anthropomorphic figures in relief, the rim with additional beaded or bubbled patterns. The San Agustin culture contains a UNESCO World Heritage site with a huge complex of pre-Columbian stone monuments and tombs, burial mounds, agricultural terraces, and associated archaeological items including ceramics like this one. Size: 9.125" in diameter x 7.375" H (23.2 cm x 18.7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-J. Smith Collection, Roswell, Georgia, USA

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#126877

Condition

Expected surface wear with minor abraded areas and pitting particularly on the lower section. White mineral deposits and nice burnishing marks.

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Colombian Horqueta Pottery Jar, Anthropomorphic Figures

Estimate $700 - $1,000Feb 1, 2018
Louisville, CO, USA