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SKU: PP2305

A Chupicuaro Redware Tripod Avian Bowl, Pre-Classic Period, ca. 400 - 100 BCE

Sale price1,250 USD

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A large anthropomorphic tripod bowl, standing on three tapered legs, the head of a bird with hollow eyes and curved beak at one end and a rounded tail at the other, the exterior covered in the characteristic West Mexican red slip. Chupícuaro is a late Pre-Classic archaeological culture located in west central Mexico. It was a major ceramic center, recognized as one of the best in Mesoamerica, and best known for its bold polychrome ceramics

Medium: Ceramic

Dimensions: Height: 6 3/4 inches (17 cm), Length: 12 1/4 inches (31 cm)

Condition:  A few minor stable tight hair lines in the rim, otherwise intact and in very good condition overall.

Provenance:  Dr. David Harner collection, Arkansas, 1950’s - 1960’s, collection #CH420, thereafter a private Nevada collection.

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A Chupicuaro Redware Tripod Avian Bowl, Pre-Classic Period, ca. 400 - 100 BCE
A Chupicuaro Redware Tripod Avian Bowl, Pre-Classic Period, ca. 400 - 100 BCE Sale price1,250 USD