Lot 86G: Tairona Ceramic Monkey Effigy Vessel & Pedestal

Artemis Gallery

October 27, 2016
Louisville, CO, US

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Description: Pre-Columbian, Colombia, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Tairona, ca. 1000 to 1500 CE. A round-bottomed terracotta effigy vessel with a petite monkey head applied to the rim and long arms applied to the globular body as well as a single strap handle. The vessel sits upon a lovely pedestal with a central band tastefully punctuated by teardrop shaped openings. Size: vessel on pedestal measures 7.5" at widest point x 11" H (19 cm x 27.9 cm)

Provenance: Ex-California Museum of Ancient Art, Santa Monica, CA.

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Condition Report: Tiny crack to rim, else intact and excellent with nice mineral deposits on surface.
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