DescriptionNicoya Bowl on Human Face Footing
C. 600-1000 AD
Slipped and Painted Ceramic
5½" Tall x 8½" Wide
The offering vessel is a shallow bowl slipped in a light beige color and painted in red, black, and gray, the interior rim painted with abstract Chac heads having a stair-step design with curling back, and the outer wall with long bird beaked reptilian zoomorphs with wings. The plate is supported on three round human face legs, each with a rattle bead. Overall, covered in ancient deposits, the piece has only one light stable ancient line at the rim and an expertly filled stable line opposite, otherwise excellent condition. This lot requires third party shipping.
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