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Lot 0040J
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Colima, post-Classic period, ca. 1200 to 1500 CE. A curiously-shaped bowl in the form of a kidney, with its interior burnished to a grey-brown, its exterior decorated with a series of geometric motifs in bright red. Probably made for domestic use or holding offerings in the grave. Size: 7" W x 3" H (17.8 cm x 7.6 cm)

Provenance: private Tacoma, Washington, USA collection

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Expertly repaired from two or three large pieces, with repairs almost invisible. Excellent manganese deposits over surface, with nice remaining pigment.

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Unusual Colima Post Classic Pottery Bowl - Kidney Shape

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