Description

    A MISSISSIPPIAN POTTERY EFFIGY BOWL
    c. 1650 - 1750 A. D.

    with a series of eight frogs modeled in relief about the shoulder, black ink inscription on the base, Lee Co., Ark, and index card enclosed, Clay Hill Site, Lee Co., Ark

    For a similar example, see Hathcock, Roy, The Quapaw and Their Pottery, Hurley Press, Camden, AR, 1983, p. 61, item 73.

    Diameter: 8 inches


    Condition Report*:

    In overall fair to good condition.  One crack, approx. 4" in length, descending from the rim.  Several chips on the rim.  One area, approx. 1 1/2" in diameter, of restoration.  Surface with usual wear. 

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    3rd Friday
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