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Lot 79: Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle

Ancient / Ethnographic From Around The World

by ArtemisGallery LIVE

October 27, 2016

Louisville, CO, USA

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  • Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle
  • Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle
  • Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle
  • Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle
  • Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle
  • Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle
  • Two Lovely Ecuadorian Pottery Birds - 1 Whistle
   
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Description: Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, probably Bahia peoples, ca. 300 to 500 CE. A pair of small pottery birds, the smaller of which is a functional whistle. The smaller actually has two birds - one small one perched atop the back of the other. The larger has a long tail and raised head. Both are fairly naturalistic, though with simple features. Size of largest: 3.8" L x 1.75" W x 2.75" H (9.7 cm x 4.4 cm x 7 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Peter Arnovick collection, San Francisco, CA

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Condition Report: Both are intact and nicely preserved with very clear features.

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