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A large Nazca bowl, c. AD 200 - 400, a fine polychrome example featuring two depictions of the Mythical Spotted Cat, each is shown with a body consisting of two large trophy heads and numerous atlatl spears, as well as a protruding serpent-form tongue. Dia: 9 in (22.9 cm). Ex Melnick collection.


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A large Nazca bowl depicting the Spotted Cat

Estimate $350 - $500Jul 22, 2018
Montrose, CA, USA