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Santo Domingo Polychrome Pottery Olla

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
544
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

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

Description:

Santo Domingo Polychrome Pottery Olla, early 20th century, with concave bottom, high shoulder, and decorated with two stylized birds and two checkerboard patterns, with floral design below the flared rim, ht. 11 1/2, wd. 12 1/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Butterfield & Butterfield, San Francisco, sale no. 4865E, Lot 4391.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

No visible cracks; some craquelure; some paint loss on the rim; some minor pitting; one indentation in particular


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

Santo Domingo Polychrome Pottery Olla, Food preservation, Kitchenware, Olla, Pottery

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