Description

    Jama Coaque Warrior on a Drinking Cup

    Jama Coaque
    C. 500-1000 AD
    Painted Terra Cotta
    10¼" Tall x 9½" Long

    The man sits wearing a shield strapped to his left arm, holding two staff-like objects, wearing a loin cover, beaded anklets, earflares with dangling lappets, a ball nose ornament, and long decoration suspended from the chin. The head is covered in a beaded wrap, mounted with a shell, and a lone decorated pony tail behind. The figure is mounted to a cylinder cup immediately behind the warrior. Figure and vessel are reconstructed from many pieces, expert matching repair over lines, and missing a few small pieces to the shell on the head, and both staffs. This lot requires third party shipping.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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