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    A MAYA PAINTED CYLINDER
    c. 600 - 800 AD

    The red rimmed vessel is painted with two standing water birds separated by vertical rows of decorative glyphs.

    Height: 5 ½ inches


    Condition Report*: In overall good condition.  Two cracks, one approx. 2 3/4" and the other 4 1/4" in length, each descending from the rim.   One chip, approx. 1/4" in length on the (interior) rim.  Otherwise, surface with dings and abrasions, some affecting the painted design.  The interior with heavy soiling and clay (stabilizing?) substance.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    15th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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