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Large San Ildefonso Black-on-black Pottery Olla

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
550
Sold for:
$11,070$9,000

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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", finely painted in matte reverse against a highly polished ground, with a frieze enclosing an undulating serpent Avanyu, its crested head spewing lightning, surmounted by cloud formations, (the rim has considerable glaze loss), ht. 12 1/4, dia. 13 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000


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Keywords

Avanyu, Artificial objects, Awanyu, Ceramic art, Ceramic engineering, Ceramic glazes, Ceramics, Hopi mythology, Pottery, Visual arts

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