Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Manteno Figural Vessel

Manteno Figural Vessel


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1426768

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A large Manteno figural vessel from Ecuador, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This choice blackware example is 9” high and features a beautifully detailed head emanating from the upper chamber. The conical headdress is etched into the broad rim using a technique alternating burnished and matte areas. Intact, nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.

Cf. Valdez “Amerindian Signs”, page 177.

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