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    A Maya Tripod Plate
    c. 600-800 AD

    The base depicting a Moan bird, the tapering sides with feather and dentate panels. Richly painted in orange, black and red. In good condition, assembled from large original pieces with restorations and in-painting.

    Provenance:
    Robert & Carolyn Nelson Collection
    Joan Barist Primitive Art, New York, NY

    Diameter: 12 ½ inches




    Condition Report*: In overall very good to excellent condition. Reassembled from approx. three original pieces, discernible only from the underside. Two small fissures on one of the feet possibly produced during the manufacturing of the plate.   Approx. one dozen small superficial areas of loss to pigment on the rim.  Surface with vibrant pigmentation, and some signs of wear.  
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2019
    25th Tuesday
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