Description

    Two Veracruz Incensarios

    Veracruz
    C. 600-1000 AD
    Buff Pottery
    4" x 12½" and 3" x 14½"

    The taller is a deep bowl with integral handle having a crude human foot effigy, the whole handle being a leg. Three pointed feet support the ceremonial dish and is generally intact, the bowl having a long light stabilized line and the human foot effigy with some fill to some surface flaking. The longer example is a buff bowl mounted with a handle of a human arm having the fingers folded into the palm, this example, with the handle reattached to the bowl and is complete. The ceremonial ladles could have been used for burning incense during ceremonies or offering up other gifts for the gods. This lot requires third party shipping.


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