Nicoya Polychrome Bowl
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: item # 1217488
Please refer to our stock # CR501 when inquiring.
P.O. Box 1312
Osprey, FL 34229
|A choice Nicoya bowl from Costa Rica, ca. 800 – 1000 AD. This fine Papagayo Polychrome is 8” in diameter and is decorated with the man-jaguar designs typical of the Culebra variety. Disembodied heads are arrayed with disembodied S-shape, spotted and clawed legs. The underside is quartered with the characteristic bright orange panels and the interior is finished with a swirled, cream wash. In perfect condition, with good mineral deposits.|