Description

    Tall Early Maya Plate with Incised Animal

    Pre-Classic Maya
    C. 200 BC-200 AD
    Slipped Pottery
    5¾" Tall x 11¼" Wide

    The offering plate is supported on four thick, hollow legs and overall with a shiny orange slip. The rim and the legs are decorated in red paint, and the interior is simply decorated with the profile of an incised four legged animal having a perked tail, pointed ears, downturned mouth, and a stripe running down the torso to the feet. The image could be a deer. The vessel is solid condition with surface pitting, else quite nice. An early example. This lot requires third party shipping.




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    Auction Dates
    May, 2012
    5th-6th Saturday-Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 1
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