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Nicoya Galo Polychrome Rattle and Whistle Bowl

Nicoya Galo Polychrome Rattle and Whistle Bowl


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1291855

Please refer to our stock # PC-0059 when inquiring.
 $600.00 
Nicoya Galo polychrome figural rattle / whistle bowl. On the ring base are three "Atlantean" whistle figures. Guanacaste-Nicoya Period V, 500 - 800 AD. Chips to base and to the crenelated rim. The whistles all play well, when you blow across them like a flute. The rattle sounds come from the body of the upper bowl. The ring base is a rare feature, that is found South to the Narino of Columbia. 3 7/8" x 4 1/2" across. 13 0z.