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Large San Ildefonso Black-on-black Pottery Olla

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
546
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Large San Ildefonso Black-on-black Pottery Olla, signed on the base "Marie & Julian," tall vessel, finely painted in matte reverse against a highly polished ground, with a frieze enclosing an undulating serpent Avanyu, its crested head spewing lightning, the tall neck with feather motifs below a band of tall triangles, (broken and repairs at the neck, with some loss, surface rubbing), ht. 16 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Avanyu, Artists, Awanyu, Ceramics, Hopi mythology, Olla, Visual arts

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