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Pre-Columbian Polychrome Jaguar Vessel

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
44
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Polychrome Jaguar Vessel, Tiahuanaco, c. 700-900 AD, terra-cotta vessel standing on four tubular legs, tubular tail extended at the back, head with relief facial features and fanged grimace, tall spout extends over the back, (two legs repairs and chips to spout rim), ht. 9 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Estimate $300-400


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Cambridge, Biota, Grimace, History of South America, Jaguar, Species

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