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Southwest Polychrome Pottery Olla

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
547
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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

Description:

Southwest Polychrome Pottery Olla, Acoma, c. late 19th century, with high shoulder and tapering rim, painted in a single arrangement of joined diamonds and roundels filled by a profusion of symmetrical solid and crosshatched devices, shows ladle wear and patina of use, (chips and loss to rim), ht. 10 1/2, wd. 11 1/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Butterfield & Butterfield, December 2, 1992, Lot 3437.
Estimate $3,000-4,000


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

Ancient Roman pottery, Butterfield, Diamond, Geology, Industrial processes, Ladle, Olla, Patina, Pottery, Visual arts

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