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Lot 0029D
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, ca. 800 to 1000 CE. An adorable bichrome terracotta vessel with three looped feet, each with an abstract amphibian body, supporting the larger superstructure above. The main vessel is comprised of light-orange and red-orange hues, and features fourteen stylized frog bodies around the exterior. A rolled rim, wide mouth, and deep interior cavity complete the features of this wonderful example! Size: 6" W x 5" H (15.2 cm x 12.7 cm).

Provenance: private Tacoma, Washington, USA collection

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All three legs reattached with small chips along break lines. Expected age-commensurate surface wear and areas of roughness, small chips to rim, legs, and body, with some fading and fire-clouding to coloration, otherwise very good. Light earthen deposits throughout.

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Cute Costa Rican Pottery Bichrome Tripod Frog Bowl

Estimate $400 - $600Mar 1, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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