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Terracotta Effigy Vessel, ca. 300 AD to 500 AD

Terracotta
10 1/4 in
26 cm
$8,000
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
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Barakat Gallery
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, +3 more
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This beautiful effigy vessel is a fine example of a Costa Rican pottery type in which human beings …

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This beautiful effigy vessel is a fine example of a Costa Rican pottery type in which human beings are costumed as alligators, bats, or monkeys. Large enough to contain substances (possibly liquid) such vessels were utilized in ritual rites where mythological figured symbolized by alligators or monkeys were important. …

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This beautiful effigy vessel is a fine example of a Costa Rican pottery type in which human beings …

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This beautiful effigy vessel is a fine example of a Costa Rican pottery type in which human beings are costumed as alligators, bats, or monkeys. Large enough to contain substances (possibly liquid) such vessels were utilized in ritual rites where mythological figured symbolized by alligators or monkeys were important. …

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Terracotta Effigy Vessel, ca. 300 AD to 500 AD

Terracotta
10 1/4 in
26 cm
$8,000
location
West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, London, Seoul, Hong Kong
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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