Lot 281: Maya polychrome bowl from the Sula Valley
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A lovely Maya polychrome bowl from the Sula Valley region of Honduras, ca. AD 400 800, an unusual example decorated with three registers of zoomorphic Underworld creatures, some segmented, some caught in nets. The interior is covered with an orange wash surrounding a negative resist design and the bottom is covered with cross hatching. Dia: 6 ¼ in. Good mineral deposits. Ex Tribal Treasures Gallery.
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