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    A CASAS GRANDE BLACK-ON-BUFF HUMAN EFFIGY VESSEL
    c. 1200 - 1450

    depicting a recumbent figure, modeled in relief with crossed legs, one hand on the head and the other across the chest, the body, with angular, linear, and serrated motifs painted in red and black against a tan ground

    Published:
    Talking Birds, Plumed Serpents and Painted Women: The Ceramics of Casas Grandes by Joanne Stuhr, ed. p. 36.

    Length: 10 ½ inches





    Condition Report*: In overall good condition. Proper right arm and both feet restored. One crack, approx. 5 ½" in length, on one side; two cracks, approx.. 1" and 1 ½" in length, descending from the rim on the other side. Accession number PET 0887, G0202 written in ink on the bottom.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th Friday
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