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Auction 2346

January 13, 2007 10:00AM

01-13-2007 01-13-2007

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Lot:
1
Unsold
 

Three Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures, Nayarit, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., two seated female figures, one wearing a skirt, headdress, and nose and ear ornaments; the standing male figure with pointed More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Items

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$411$350

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Items, two Nayarit figures, a standing female and male musician (both with old restoration), a Vera Cruz head from a "smiling" figure, and a Zapotec jar, ht. to 14 in. More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$353$300

Four Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures, Western Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., three females (one seated), including a standing flat figure, and a seated male figure, (minor loss), ht. to 7 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Maternity Figure

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Maternity Figure

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$881$750

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Maternity Figure, Jalisco, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-300 A.D., large hollow vessel depicting a seated nursing woman, painted red-brown overall, (paint loss, clay loss, More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Figures

Four Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Figures

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$823$700

Four Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Figures, Costa Rica, all seated females with hands to their waists, (paint loss, minor clay loss, one head broken and reglued), ht. to 6 in. More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figures

Four Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figures

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$470$400

Four Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figures, Costa Rica, Guanacoste-Nicoya Zone, c. 500-800 A.D., all seated women, the maternity figure is from the Diquis Zone, (paint loss), ht. to 4 3/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Tripod Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Tripod Vessel

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$353$300

Pre-Columbian Pottery Tripod Vessel, Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed Zone, c. 1-500 A.D., the rattle legs with large birds facing the flared rim and each with a snake in relief, (restoration, More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$881$750

Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel, Costa Rica, in the form of a male genitalia, incised geometric design on top, traces of red paint, lg. 10 3/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$499$425

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure, Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed Zone, c. 700-1100 A.D., stylized male figure with hands to the abdomen, ht. 10 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$441$375

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure, Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed Zone, c. 700-1100 A.D., the standing male figure with hands to the abdomen and wearing an alligator mask, ht. 7 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$764$650

Pre-Columbian Volcanic Stone Figure, Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed Zone, c. 700-1100 A.D., the standing male figure with the upraised arm holding a club, the other a trophy head, and wearing an More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$940$800

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel, Costa Rica, Guanacoste-Nicoya Zone, c. 500-800 A.D., the wide rimmed bowl with four bulbous legs and a stylized animal head at one end, an avian head More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$999$850

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl, Costa Rica, Guanacoste-Nicoya Zone, c. 500-800 A.D., the bulbous form with flared rim and decorated in alternating panels with red-brown and black cross More ...

Seven Pre-Columbian Carved Jade Pendants

Seven Pre-Columbian Carved Jade Pendants

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

Seven Pre-Columbian Carved Jade Pendants, Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed Zone, c. 300 B.C.-500 A.D., an avian celt form, one monkey, two alligators, two bat forms, and an armadillo, all pierced for More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$705$600

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl, Maya, Guatemala-Peten area, c. 600 A.D., the outside depicting two Monkey Man Gods, the two malevolent half-brothers of the Hero Twins who were turned into More ...

Pre-Columbian Spouted Vessel

Pre-Columbian Spouted Vessel

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$529$450

Pre-Columbian Spouted Vessel, Chimu-Lambayeque, Peru, c. 1250-1350 A.D., a transitional grayware example with four finely molded panels, two with an octopus and two with a monkey deity, highly More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$441$375

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl, Maya, c. 600-800 A.D., the outside decorated with a zigzag snake band at the rim and multicolored expanding bands below, the interior rim decorated with animal More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$881$750

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Stirrup Spout Vessel, Paracas, c. 800-100 B.C., black with a large central band of stylized stretched pelt designs in multicolored resin paint, ht. 5, dia. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Avian Vessel

Pre-Columbian Avian Vessel

Lot:
20
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Avian Vessel, Viru, Peru, c. 1-100 A.D., depicts a duck with a finely formed head, deeply incised details, wings and tail feathers molded in high relief, mineral deposits create a More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Bowls

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Bowls

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$294$250

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Bowls, Costa Rica, a polychrome bowl with low effigy relief and stylized painting, and a redware vessel in the form of a stylized hunchback, (damage), ht. to 5, dia. to 7 More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Bowl

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$646$550

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Bowl, Peru, probably Tiahunaco, c. 750-1000 A.D., in the form of a reclining spotted feline, (broken in half and glued), lg. 9, ht. 4 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$940$800

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl, Maya, Guatemala-Peten area, depicting two seated rats and two rubber balls, both associated with the Hero Twin figures in the Popul Vuh epic, (minor wear), More ...

Pre-Columbian Figural Vessel

Pre-Columbian Figural Vessel

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$558$475

Pre-Columbian Figural Vessel, Maya, Guatemala, c. 400-500 A.D., early classic effigy portrays one of the Old Gods in human guise, wrapped in a burnished orange cloak, with the thin arms molded in More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Painted Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Painted Pottery Bowl

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$441$375

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Painted Pottery Bowl, Maya, Honduras, c. 550-950 A.D., the outside decorated with two-color ceremonial jaguar pelts on a black background, the rim with a fret design, (minor More ...

Pre-Columbian Zoomorphic Vessel

Pre-Columbian Zoomorphic Vessel

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$411$350

Pre-Columbian Zoomorphic Vessel, Maya, Guatemala, c. 550-800 A.D., burnished orangeware jar with finely detailed canine head projecting from the flared rim, arms and legs molded in relief, (clay More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowls

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowls

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$1,058$900

Two Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowls, Costa Rica, a tripod form, the feet in the form of animal heads, the inside with stylized abstract devices, and an unusual two-piece zoomorphic form with More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$764$650

Two Pre-Columbian Pottery Figures, seated females wearing a variety of adornment and each holding a bowl, both with remnant black and white paint on a red-brown ground, the feet restored on one, ht. More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$558$475

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Bowl, Maya, El Salvador, c. 500-800 A.D., with four legs, the inside decorated with a large water bird standing on a jaguar pelt and three kneeling humans around the More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Jar

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Jar

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$382$325

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Jar, Costa Rica, Guanacoste-Nicoya Zone, c. 500-800 A.D., with flat bottom and tapering toward the rim, red-brown geometric devices and two black stylized monkeys on a More ...

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel

Lot:
31
Sold for:
$999$850

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Pottery Effigy Vessel, Costa Rica, Guanacoste-Nicoya Zone, c. 1200-1400 A.D., the human figure form on one knee with hand resting on the knees and wearing a necklace, More ...