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Southwest Polychrome Pottery Jar

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
540
Sold for:
$4,613$3,750

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

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Pottery Jar, Zuni, late 19th century, with alternating registers of heartline deer-in-the-house motifs and two large floral medallions, with repeated abstract motifs around the neck, ht. 9, dia. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

No visible cracks or repairs; rim and paint loss and some pitting; overall surface discoloration due to water; the bulk of the white pigment appears to have been lost.


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

Archaeology of the Americas, History of the Americas, Native American tribes in Arizona, Pottery, Pre-Columbian art, Western United States, Zuni

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