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Nicoya Polychrome Urn

Nicoya Polychrome Urn

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1324774

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Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica Nicoya Peninsula, ca. 1000 to 1350 CE. A large polychrome footed vessel from the Greater Nicoya region of Pre-Columbian Costa Rica, of the Pataky polychrome variety. It features a pear-shaped, bulbous, flare-footed body with decoration in black, cream/tan and red pigments. The upper band of iconography depicts abstract symbolic representations alluding to jaguar and feather imagery, while the body and base of the vessel features a variety of other polychrome geometric patterns of decoration. Size: 9"H.

Condition: Intact and excellent.

Provenance: Ex-private Colorado Springs collection, acquired at Arte Xibalba, Florida

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