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Colima brown-ware ocarina in the form of a baby bird

Lot 0337
A Colima brown-ware ocarina in the form of a baby parrot of eaglet, West Mexico, c. 100 BC - AD 200, a rare & unusual piece comprised of two chambers, the head detailed and the piece rests on three pegs legs. 2 1/2 x 5 3/4 in (6.3 x 14.6 cm). Well-preserved, the surfaces are a nicely burnished brown with light deposits. Ex Southern California private collection acquired in 1970's & 1980's.

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Colima brown-ware ocarina in the form of a baby bird

Estimate $250 - $350May 04
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Montrose, CA, USA
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