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Southwest Polychrome Pottery Frog Olla

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
541
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Pottery Frog Olla, Zuni, early 20th century, the high-shouldered form with four painted frogs holding onto the sides and four butterflies painted on a cream-color ground, (minor paint loss), ht. 9, wd. 12 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Martha Hopkins Struever, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

No visible cracks or repairs; minor paint loss and craquelure in the pigments; considerable pigment loss in the butterfly wings.


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

Santa Fe, Aguilar Family, Martha Hopkins Struever, Olla, Polychrome, Pottery, Visual arts, Zuni

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