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Lot 0410
**Originally Listed At $300**

Pre-Columbian, Honduras or El Salvador, Maya, Late Classic Period, ca. 550 to 900 CE. A hand-built redware cylinder with a flat base, tall walls, a deep interior cavity, and a lightly-flared rim. The exterior boasts a wide register of impressed grooves which form thick linear bands in vertical, horizontal, and spiraled orientations. The body and the rim interior exhibit thick red pigmentation, though the interior cavity and base are unadorned. Size: 4.9" W x 5.9" H (12.4 cm x 15 cm).

Provenance: private California, USA Collection; ex-Bob Lewk collection

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Minor nicks to rim, body, and base, with a couple of stable hairline fissures, and light encrustations, otherwise intact and very good. Light earthen deposits, manganese blooms, and root marks.

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Maya Painted Pottery Cylinder w/ Linear Motifs

Estimate $550 - $825
$2500 bids
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