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Costa Rican Bowl with Monkeys, el Bosque Ceramic, 1st-5th Century AD

Costa Rican Bowl with Monkeys, el Bosque Ceramic, 1st-5th Century AD


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1375005
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Bernhard I. Muller, PhD
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Zurich, Switzerland

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 $480.00 
Atlantic watershed bowl with three big-headed monkeys alternating with small reptiles on the unglazed shoulder. Below the animals several rows of small knobs.
The hollow monkey heads contain small rattles.
Ceramic
Costa Rica (Atlantic watershed), El Bosque ceramic, 1st to 5th century AD
H. 10.5 cm (4.1 in)
D. at rim 12.7 cm (5 in)
W. over applied animals ca. 16.5 cm (6.5 in)
Intact, except for a restored chip out of the rim. Finely craquelling red-brown glaze. Dendrite-like black soil deposits.
Swiss art market (data will be provided to the buyer)

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