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Lot 0309A
A nice Mayan ceramic Monkey effigy vessel with pedestal, c. AD 550 - 900, round-bodied with a small monkey head applied to the rim, long arms applied to the globular body and a single strap handle. The pedestal base is slipped in dark brown with triangular cut-outs around the midsection. H: 11 in (27.9 cm); maximum width 7 ½ in (19 cm). Well-preserved orange slip with light deposits, the bottom with what appears to be carbon deposits, perhaps indicating that this was used as a cooking vessel. Ex Matrisciano collection; Ex California Museum of Ancient Art de-accession.


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A nice Mayan ceramic Monkey effigy vessel with pedestal

Estimate $300 - $400Jul 22, 2018