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A PRE-COLUMBIAN NICOYA GEM FROM COSTA RICA

A PRE-COLUMBIAN NICOYA GEM FROM COSTA RICA


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1297400

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A finely crafted seated Nicoya effigy from Costa Rica dating Ca. 500 A.D.-800A.D. The seated figure is 8" in height and is painted in beautiful polychrome colors of orange and black over a cream colored base. There is minor loss of glaze in a few areas which does not detract from the visual impact.It has numerous mineral deposits attesting to its great age. It is in as found condition with no restoration, breakage, or overpaint. The figure is wearing a hat, ear spools, and a robe with geometric motifs. It has a strong visual impact and would be welcome in any fine collection of the best.