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COSTA RICAN TRIPOD BOWL WITH ANTHROPOMORPHIC LEGS

COSTA RICAN TRIPOD BOWL WITH ANTHROPOMORPHIC LEGS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1320952

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ORIGIN: Costa Rica AGE: Ca. 800 - 1200 A. D. SIZE: 7 1/4" in height Description:A pottery tripod vessel standing on three legs. Each leg is decorated with a standing human figure. Each one is slightly different in appearance to the others. The exterior rim of the bowl is decorated with elements depicting multiple coffee or cocoa beans as well as deftly formed braided handles on each side. Repaired from approximately three original pieces with restoration over the break lines. The rattle balls in the legs are intact. A fine and unusual example of the type. Provenance: A well known and reputable New York Gallery.