Lot 280: Pair of Mayan ceramic avian whistles, Ulua Valley
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A nice pair of Mayan ceramic avian whistles, Ulua Valley, Honduras. The fist, AD 300 600, with ovoid body and tapered mouthpiece, short wings and detailed head. H: 3 in (7.6 cm). The second, 600 900, with square body adorned with geometric designs in relief. L: 2 ¾ in (7 cm). Both nice examples with light deposits, the first with nice solid tone. Both ex Coliseum Coin Exchange, the first (June, 1984) and the second (Apr, 1985) lot 335.
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