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**Originally Listed At $75**

North America, Native American, Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico, ca. late 20th to early 21st century CE. An adorable blackware pottery figure of a turtle with a large and wonderful incised floral design with a turquoise bead in the center. The quadruped figure has four nub-shaped legs and a similarly-shaped tail, an elongated head, and a concave underside. The turtle is a sign of longevity amongst the Santa Clara Pueblo peoples, and this example is indicative of the expert level of their artistry. Size: 4" L (10.2 cm).

Provenance: private Boulder, Colorado, USA collection

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#122597

Condition

Minor chips to head, feet, and floral design, otherwise intact and very good. The words "SCP" and "Michael Fuentes" are inscribed on the underside.

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20th C. Santa Clara Blackware & Turquoise Turtle

Estimate $100 - $150Mar 26, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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