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214 Lot 214: Pair Diminutive John Bell Pottery Jugs, 1882 Pair Diminutive John Bell Pottery Jugs, 1882 Lot 214: Pair Diminutive John Bell Pottery Jugs, 1882

Pair of diminutive John Bell/Waynesboro manganese and lead glazed earthenware pottery jugs, ovoid form with applied handles, upper shoulders impressed JOHN BELL WAYNESBORO, signed on the base with the identical date. The larger jug signed on the base "Waynesboro June (or Jan) 14 82" and the smaller jug signed on the base, "Wayne Jun (or Jan) 14 1882". Both with initial inscriptions and incised marks on base. 5" to 5 1/2" H. Pennsylvania, 1882. Provenance: The estate of Charles K. Davis, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from his father, Charles K. Davis of Fairfield, CT. Note: Charles Krum Davis Sr. (1889-1968) was chairman of the Remington Arms Company, and a passionate early collector of Americana. With the help of a few important dealers, primarily Israel Sack, Davis built what has been called one of the most important private collections of early Americana. His home was profiled in the Magazine Antiques, January and March, 1941. Much of Mr. Davis Sr.'s collection ultimately went to Winterthur and other museums. Condition: Both jugs in overall excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$1,400.00$1,800.00
215 Lot 215: Middle TN Stoneware Pitcher w/ inscription, L.D. Moore Middle TN Stoneware Pitcher w/ inscription, L.D. Moore Lot 215: Middle TN Stoneware Pitcher w/ inscription, L.D. Moore

Middle Tennessee, DeKalb County, stoneware pottery pitcher with hand-written description on the body reading "Brighthill Lumes chaise Brother Prohibition May God Bee with you my Brother, L.D. Moore Superintendent". 9 1/2" H. Late 19th century. Note: Page 336 of the book "Tenneesee Potteries, Pots, and Potters – 1790's to 1950, Volume 1", by Smith and Rogers, mentions a Lee D. Moore from DeKalb County, TN, "Both the 40DK11 pottery site and the clay bank were owned by a Moore family, though perhaps not until the late 1870s. L. D. Moore sold the clay bank between 1877 and 1879 then again in 1882. In 1917 his son H. L. Moore repurchased this same one-acre tract, which was reincorporated into the Moore farm. Both Lee D. Moore and his son Harmon L. Moore are indicated to have been farmers with no obvious connection to pottery making". Condition: Overall excellent condition with glaze drips and a few scattered unglazed inclusions around rim edge. Base underside edge with chips where there was likely an excess pooling of glaze. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
329 Lot 329: Two (2) Historical Staffordshire Platters, Hudson River Two (2) Historical Staffordshire Platters, Hudson River Lot 329: Two (2) Historical Staffordshire Platters, Hudson River

Two (2) Historical Staffordshire brown and white transfer printed platters with scalloped rims and handles depicting American scenes, including one (1) titled en verso "Picturesque view of the Hudson River." Impressed crown mark for James & Ralph Clews, (British, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent, active ca. 1818-36) en verso. And one (1) smaller printed platter with an impressed crown mark reading "Staffordshire Clews Warranted" for James & Ralph Clews, and red-bordered label with an illegible word or serial number en verso. Ranging in size from 7" H x 8 3/4" W to 12 1/4" H x 15 1/2" W. Condition: Overall very good condition with normal surface wear, crazing. Larger platter: glaze flake to outside border of platter. Some chips to interior of base. [See more photos →]

$500.00$550.00
518 Lot 518: Moorcroft Art Pottery Flambe Grape Vase & Bowl, 2 items Moorcroft Art Pottery Flambe Grape Vase & Bowl, 2 items Lot 518: Moorcroft Art Pottery Flambe Grape Vase & Bowl, 2 items

Two (2) pieces of Moorcroft Flambe Grape art pottery. 1st item: Moorcroft art pottery flambe glaze vase, tapered form with grape cluster and leaf decoration to the shoulder on a red and green ground; signed and impressed maker's marks to the base. 12 3/4" H. 1st half 20th century. 2nd item: Moorcroft art pottery bowl, grape cluster and leaf decoration to the bowl on a red ground; signed and impressed maker's marks to the base. 4 1/2" H x 12" dia. English,1st half 20th century. Provenance: The estate of Charles K. Davis, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from his father, Charles K. Davis of Fairfield, CT. Condition: 1st item: Overall very good condition. 2nd item: Overall very good condition with interior having very light wear. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
519 Lot 519: Newcomb College Pottery Vase Newcomb College Pottery Vase Lot 519: Newcomb College Pottery Vase

Newcomb College matte glaze art pottery vase or cachepot with low relief trees, moss and full moon decoration in colors of blue, green and cream. Base with impressed Newcomb cipher, date code for 1933 (UI75) and impressed initial mark for the decorator Sarah (Sadie) Agnes Estelle Irvine. Includes a handwritten note from a relative of the consignor stating that this piece was given to her while she was stationed at the Marine Hospital in New Orleans and was made by a relative of one of her patients, LA, circa 1937. 3 3/4" H x 5" dia. Note: All proceeds to benefit Our PLACE Adult Day Center, in Tellico Village, Loudon, TN. Condition: Overall very good condition. Very slight scattered glaze scuffs, visible with magnification. Interior with light overall craquelure. [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00
520 Lot 520: Grueby Faience Co. Art Pottery Vase, Lillian Newman Grueby Faience Co. Art Pottery Vase, Lillian Newman Lot 520: Grueby Faience Co. Art Pottery Vase, Lillian Newman

Grueby Faience Company Art Pottery vase, Model 163, having a dark green matte glaze with alternating carved leaf design and flared rim. Base impressed GRUEBY FAIENCE CO. BOSTON U.S.A. and 163, together with an incised N enclosed within a circle mark for Lillian Newman. 8 1/2" H. Early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Overall very good condition, no cracks or chips. Some very slight scattered fleabites noted to a few leaf edges. UV inspection reveals no visible repairs or restoration. [See more photos →]

$1,800.00$2,200.00
521 Lot 521: Grueby Faience Co. Pottery Vase, Kendrick Design Grueby Faience Co. Pottery Vase, Kendrick Design Lot 521: Grueby Faience Co. Pottery Vase, Kendrick Design

Grueby Faience Company Art Pottery vase, Model #84, having a green matte glaze and pinched neck with stylized leaf design, designed by the pottery's first director of design, George Prentiss Kendrick. Base with impressed circular mark reading "Grueby Faience Co., Boston, U.S.A. and 84" together with a Grueby paper label and artist cypher. 11 3/4" H x 8" W. Late 19th/Early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Overall very good condition. No cracks or chips. While the UV inspection revealed no visible repairs or restoration, this example appears to be same Rago auctions sold on June 8, 2013 and the condition report listed the vase with "restoration to two small areas at rim." [See more photos →]

$10,000.00$12,000.00
522 Lot 522: Grueby Pottery Company Double Glaze Vase, Ruth Erickson Grueby Pottery Company Double Glaze Vase, Ruth Erickson Lot 522: Grueby Pottery Company Double Glaze Vase, Ruth Erickson

Large Grueby Art Pottery vase by the artist Ruth Erickson (active with Grueby 1889-1910), with a curdled brown over green glaze and carved elongated leaf decoration. Base with impressed circular mark GRUEBY POTTERY BOSTON U.S.A. together with a partial Grueby Pottery paper label and the artist cypher for Ruth Erickson. 14 3/4" H x 9" W. Early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Overall very good condition, base with grinding chips. No cracks or chips. UV inspection reveals no visible repairs or restoration. [See more photos →]

$8,000.00$8,400.00
523 Lot 523: Tall Grueby Art Pottery Vase, Marie Seaman Tall Grueby Art Pottery Vase, Marie Seaman Lot 523: Tall Grueby Art Pottery Vase, Marie Seaman

Tall Grueby Art Pottery vase by the artist Marie Seaman, having a bolbous lower body transitioning to a straight neck, dark green matte glaze and overlapping elongated carved leaf decoration. Base with impressed circular maker's mark GRUEBY POTTERY BOSTON U.S.A. and lotus blossom and the initials M. S. for the artist Marie Seaman. 12 1/2" H x 8" W. Early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: A couple of fleabites to leaf edges, some minor rubbing to lower body. No cracks or chips. UV inspection reveals no visible repairs or restoration. [See more photos →]

$4,000.00$4,400.00
524 Lot 524: Grueby Art Pottery Vase, Two (2) Color Glaze, M. Seaman Grueby Art Pottery Vase, Two (2) Color Glaze, M. Seaman Lot 524: Grueby Art Pottery Vase, Two (2) Color Glaze, M. Seaman

Grueby Art Pottery low rim vase, decorated by the artist Marie Seaman, with carved wide leaf and bud design to the body, dark green matte glaze to the ground and white glazed buds. Base with illegible Grueby mark to the center, obscured by heavy glaze, and incised initials MS for Marie Seaman. 6 3/4" H x 7 1/2" W. Early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Some very slight scattered fleabites to some leaf edges, glaze void, in the making, to one side of body. Blacklighting did not reveal any restoration or repairs. [See more photos →]

$3,800.00$4,200.00
525 Lot 525: Grueby Art Pottery Vase, signed Marie Seaman Grueby Art Pottery Vase, signed Marie Seaman Lot 525: Grueby Art Pottery Vase, signed Marie Seaman

Grueby Art Pottery vase, decorated by the artist Marie Seaman, having a dark blue matte glaze and ribbed design to the body, incised on the base M. S. for Marie Seaman together with the impressed circular maker's mark GRUEBY POTTERY BOSTON U.S.A. 11" H x 8" W. Early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Overall very good condition. No visible chips or cracks. UV inspection reveals no visible repairs or restoration. [See more photos →]

$3,800.00$4,200.00
526 Lot 526: Grueby Art Pottery Low Vase, Green Matte Glaze Grueby Art Pottery Low Vase, Green Matte Glaze Lot 526: Grueby Art Pottery Low Vase, Green Matte Glaze

Grueby Art pottery low form vase, having a green matte glaze and alternating carved wide leaf and bud design. Center of base with impressed illegible Grueby mark with other marks, obscured by heavy glaze. 6 1/4"H x approx. 9" dia. Early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Overall very good condition, a few slight areas of glaze imperfections noted below the rim. A couple of pin head size areas of glaze loss. UV inspection reveals no visible repairs or restoration. [See more photos →]

$3,000.00$3,400.00
527 Lot 527: Grueby Art Pottery Blue Cylindrical Vase, CH Signed Grueby Art Pottery Blue Cylindrical Vase, CH Signed Lot 527: Grueby Art Pottery Blue Cylindrical Vase, CH Signed

Grueby Art Pottery tall cylindrical vase, with a dark blue matte glaze and carved wide leaf decoration. Base with impressed circular maker's mark GRUEBY POTTERY BOSTON U.S.A. together with the incised initials CH. 9 1/8" H. Private Southern Collection. Condition: Overall very good condition. No cracks or chips. UV inspection reveals no visible repairs or restoration. [See more photos →]

$1,000.00$1,400.00
528 Lot 528: 2 Van Briggle Art Pottery Pieces 2 Van Briggle Art Pottery Pieces Lot 528: 2 Van Briggle Art Pottery Pieces

Two (2) Van Briggle art pottery pieces. 1st item: Van Briggle art pottery jar with molded leaf design, pink ground glaze with green glazed rim. Early pre-1920 incised Van Briggle mark to the base together with other illegible marks. 4" H x 8" W. 2nd item: Van Briggle art pottery vase with molded Art Nouveau flower design, blue/green glaze. Early pre-1920 incised Van Briggle mark to the base together with "Van Briggle/Colo Spgs/711". 6" H x 8 1/4" W. The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Condition: 1st item: Light cracklure to glaze. Firing flaws to base including white discoloration. 2nd item: Overall very good condition. [See more photos →]

$400.00$500.00
529 Lot 529: Signed Rookwood Art Pottery Ginger Jar, MacDonald Signed Rookwood Art Pottery Ginger Jar, MacDonald Lot 529: Signed Rookwood Art Pottery Ginger Jar, MacDonald

Rookwood Art Pottery ginger jar designed by William P. MacDonald, having Asian style bird and foliate decoration and high mirror glaze. Impressed on the base "142C ROOKWOOD 1885" with artist signature. 5 1/4" H. Provenance: The estate of Charles K. Davis, Jr., Nashville, Tennessee, by descent from his father, Charles K. Davis of Fairfield, CT. Condition: Overall very good condition. Lacking the original lid. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
530 Lot 530: American Encaustic Tiling Company, Classical Female Figure American Encaustic Tiling Company, Classical Female Figure Lot 530: American Encaustic Tiling Company, Classical Female Figure

American Encaustic Tiling Company, Zanesville, Ohio rectangular relief plaque with blue and yellow glaze depicting a partially nude young woman, possibly a maenad, dressed in classical attire and holding a tambourine in her left hand and a thyrsus wand in her right hand, standing on a pedestal. American Encaustic Tiling Co. Limited New York Works Zanesville O stamped en verso. Housed in a giltwood frame. Plaque: 18" H x 6" W. Sight: 17 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W. Framed: 23" H x 11" W. Late 19th/early 20th century. Condition: Overall good condition with crazing. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
691 Lot 691: Pre-Columbian Panamanian Cocle Small Tripod Jar Pre-Columbian Panamanian Cocle Small Tripod Jar Lot 691: Pre-Columbian Panamanian Cocle Small Tripod Jar

Pre-Columbian Panamanian Cocle small tripod jar having a globular body with a band of polychrome geometric decorations and a stylized human effigy face to the flared rim. 4 5/8" H x 4 5/8" dia. Provenance: The Estates of Ora and Eleanor Eads, Nashville, TN. Condition: Areas of loss, largest 3/4", to polychrome decorations. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
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693 Lot 693: 5 Panamanian Cocle Pottery Items, incl. Animal Effigy 5 Panamanian Cocle Pottery Items, incl. Animal Effigy Lot 693: 5 Panamanian Cocle Pottery Items, incl. Animal Effigy

Five (5) Panamanian Cocle polychrome pottery items, including animal effigy bowl. 1st item: Shallow bowl with molded animal effigy, possibly a bat or a frog, to either side of body with geometric polychrome decorations to body and neck. 1 3/4" H x 6 5/8" dia. 2nd item: Human effigy poison pot, having molded facial features, elaborate headdress, medallion, and pierced ears to cylindrical body. 4 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W. 3rd item: Olla jar, having a bulbous body with band of polychrome stepped geometric designs below flared neck. 4 1/2" H x 6" dia. 4th item: Double-chambered bridge jar, having incised lines to shoulders above rounded bases, joined together with an arching handle. 5 1/2" H x 9 3/4" W. 5th item: Small bottle with tapered neck, having a bulbous body and footed base surmounted by a long narrow neck and 1/8" opening, geometric polychrome decorations throughout. 4" H x 2 5/8" dia. All items Pre-Columbian. Provenance: The Estates of Ora and Eleanor Eads, Nashville, TN. Condition: All items in overall good condition with scattered losses to polychrome decorations. 2nd item: Breaks, largest 7/8", to feet, numerous chips, largest 1" x 3/4", to rim and interior. Hole, possibly a "kill hole" to underside of chin. 3rd item: Two hairlines, largest 2 3/4", to neck. Two drilled holes, possibly "kill holes," to either side of neck. 5th item: Drill hole, possibly a "kill hole," to bottle of neck. [See more photos →]

$700.00$800.00
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698 Lot 698: 2 Ancient Greek Apulian Xenon Ware Vessels 2 Ancient Greek Apulian Xenon Ware Vessels Lot 698: 2 Ancient Greek Apulian Xenon Ware Vessels

Two (2) Ancient Greek Apulian Xenon ware vessels. 1st item: Pedestal bowl or chalice, having a incised vine with applied red laurel leaf and berry decoration to exterior of bulbous body, above a tapered stem with a round footed base. 6 5/8" H x 5 3/4" dia. 2nd item: Oinochoe or miniature jug, having a trefoil rim and one handle, depicting a red figure of a goose surrounded by a trapezoidal border to bulbous body, above a round footed base. 2 7/8" H x 2 1/4" W. Both items circa 4th century B.C.E. Condition: Both items in overall good condition with areas of loss, largest 2", to polychrome. 1st item: Overall craquelure with fleabites, largest 1/4", to rim. [See more photos →]

$500.00$600.00
699 Lot 699: Ancient Greek Gnathian Apulian Blackware Lekythos, Winged Nike Ancient Greek Gnathian Apulian Blackware Lekythos, Winged Nike Lot 699: Ancient Greek Gnathian Apulian Blackware Lekythos, Winged Nike

Ancient Greek Gnathian Apulian blackware lekythos, having a flared rim, depicting a white and red figure of the winged goddess Nike, seated and holding a offering dish to bulbous body, flanked on the left and right by scrolling decoration with line borders to lower neck and lower body above a footed base. 6 3/4" H x 4" dia. Circa 340 B.C.E. Condition: Overall good condition areas of loss to polychrome, with fleabites, largest 3/8". Dirt encrustation primarily to rim. 1/2" x 2 1/4" area of repair to base. [See more photos →]

$400.00$450.00
1039 Lot 1039: 3 North Carolina Alkaline Glaze Pottery Items 3 North Carolina Alkaline Glaze Pottery Items Lot 1039: 3 North Carolina Alkaline Glaze Pottery Items

Group of three (3) North Carolina stoneware pottery pieces, all with dark olive alkaline glazes including two (2) 1-gallon capacity jugs and one small churn with flared rim, two handles and impressed "2" denoting capacity. Ranging in size from 11 1/2" H to 13" H. Third quarter of the 19th century. Condition: One jug with stabilized hairline emanating up from base to body, approx. 5 1/2" L. Churn with chip to rim. The other jug with fleabite to rim. [See more photos →]

$700.00$750.00
1040 Lot 1040: 2 Southern Stoneware Pottery Pieces 2 Southern Stoneware Pottery Pieces Lot 1040: 2 Southern Stoneware Pottery Pieces

Two (2) pieces of Southern stoneware pottery. 1st item: East Tennessee transitional stoneware pottery jar having a dark brown glaze with two lug handles and incised "4" below one handle denoting capacity. 15 3/4" H. 2nd item: Middle TN stoneware pottery jar, large ovoid form with flared rim and tan to brown transition glaze. 13" H. Both jars 19th century. Condition: 1st item: Overall good condition with scattered areas of firing imperfections to the body. 2nd item: Overall good condition, a few clustered areas of gouging below neck to one side with scattered areas of firing imperfections. Areas of loss to the base, possibly in the making. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
1041 Lot 1041: Middle Tennessee Stoneware Pottery Churn Middle Tennessee Stoneware Pottery Churn Lot 1041: Middle Tennessee Stoneware Pottery Churn

4-gallon Middle TN stoneware pottery churn, grey slip glaze with one strap and one lug handle, incised "4" below the rim denoting capacity. 19" H x 9 1/4" W. Late 19th/early 20th century. Provenance: The estates of sculptor Olen Bryant and late Vanderbilt University art professor Thomas Brumbaugh, Clarksville/Cottontown, Tennessee. Condition: Some chipping to underside of lug handle, chip/ding damage to side of upper body. Some glaze drips, in the making. [See more photos →]

$200.00$250.00
1042 Lot 1042: 4 Tennessee Folk Art Pottery Face Jugs, Betty Jo Cabe 4 Tennessee Folk Art Pottery Face Jugs, Betty Jo Cabe Lot 1042: 4 Tennessee Folk Art Pottery Face Jugs, Betty Jo Cabe

Grouping of four (4) stoneware pottery face jugs by Betty Jo Cabe (Knoxville/TN, 1925 – 2008).1st item: A tall pear-shaped jug with attached handle, with applied eyebrows, eyes, nose, ears, lips, molded teeth, and wart. Shaped and incised cheekbones, dimples, and chin. White teeth and eyes with painted pupils. Stoneware with blue, green, and brown glaze running down jug on all sides. Incised on base, "B J CABE / MAY 5 1989". 9" H. 2nd item: A short and squat thrown jug with handle with applied eyes, nose, ears, lips, and molded teeth. White eyes and teeth, with allover brown glaze and dark green glaze drips. Signed "BJ CABE" in marker on base. 4 3/4" H. 3rd item: A tall ovoid jug with handle, with applied eyebrows, eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and applied teeth, with applied and incised facial hair. White teeth and eyes, with painted pupils. Allover reddish-brown glaze with green-blue glaze drips running from top all around. Incised on base "BJ CABE / '92" and where handle attaches to jug "BC/J". 9 1/4" H. 4th item: a tall ovoid jug with handle and shaped cheekbones, applied ears with hoop earrings, eyes, nose, lips, and molded teeth. White earrings, eyeballs, and teeth. Allover copperish red and black-green glaze, with blue-glass drip runs down either side of handle in back. Incised on base "BJ CABE" and where handle attaches to jug body "BJ/C". 10 1/4" H. Condition: All four face jugs in excellent condition. [See more photos →]

$300.00$350.00
1044 Lot 1044: 2 Stoneware Pottery Jugs, incl. Miniature 2 Stoneware Pottery Jugs, incl. Miniature Lot 1044: 2 Stoneware Pottery Jugs, incl. Miniature

1st item: 3 Gallon Canadian stoneware pottery jug with cobalt flower design, marked on the shoulder "From B.T. & I.G. Hitchcock, General Merchant, Cornwall, C. W. (Canada West) and "3" denoting capacity with the impressed intitals J.G. below. 16" H x 9" W. 2nd item: Miniature Kentucky advertising vinegar jug, white glaze stenciled, "The O.L. Gregory Vinegar Co. Elko County Pure Apple Juice Vinegar Paducah KY.", 3" H. Both items early 20th century. Private Southern Collection. Condition: 1st item: Firing crack to handle, some firing imperfections noted to cobalt decoration. 2nd item: Overall cracklure to glaze, some spotting to glaze on one side. [See more photos →]

$300.00$400.00
1108 Lot 1108: 3 Mississippian Culture Pottery Pieces 3 Mississippian Culture Pottery Pieces Lot 1108: 3 Mississippian Culture Pottery Pieces

Grouping of three (3) Native American Mississippian culture pottery items including two (2) water bottles with raised and perforated bases together with one (1) frog effigy bowl. Ranging in size from 5" H x 9" W to 11 3/4" H. Provenance: The Estates of Ora and Eleanor Eads, Nashville, TN. Condition: All pieces overall good condition, expected wear for age. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
1120 Lot 1120: Mayan Tripod Vase and Casas Grandes Human Effigy Jar, 2 items Mayan Tripod Vase and Casas Grandes Human Effigy Jar, 2 items Lot 1120: Mayan Tripod Vase and Casas Grandes Human Effigy Jar, 2 items

Mayan Tripod Vase and Casas Grandes Human Effigy Jar, two (2) items. 1st item: Mayan Honduran tripod cylinder vase, having an incised band of glyphs above polychrome decorations, terminating in three small round feet. 7 3/8" H x 5 7/8" dia. 2nd item: Casas Grandes olla jar, having a globular body with round base and an applied human effigy face with polychrome painted arms with additional geometric decorations. Old label reading "57," to interior. 6 3/8" H x 6" dia. Both items Pre-Columbian. Provenance: The Estates of Ora and Eleanor Eads, Nashville, TN.
Condition: Both items in overall good condition. 1st item: 2 3/4" area of repair to rim with a radiating 3" hairline, two additional hairline, largest 3", extending from rim. One foot partially broken. 2nd item: 4 1/2" hairline to base. [See more photos →]

$600.00$700.00
1121 Lot 1121: Five (5) Pre-Columbian Polychrome Panamanian Cocle Pottery Vessels Five (5) Pre-Columbian Polychrome Panamanian Cocle Pottery Vessels Lot 1121: Five (5) Pre-Columbian Polychrome Panamanian Cocle Pottery Vessels

Five (5) Panamanian Cocle pottery vessels, all with polychrome decorations, including human effigies. 1st item: Human effigy seed jar, having a globular body with rounded base below applied facial features to neck. 4 1/4" H x 5" dia. 2nd-4th items: Three (3) footed drinking vessels, including one (1) with a polychrome human effigy to interior. Smallest and largest vessels with old piece of masking tape with numeral inscriptions, possibly museum accession numbers, to underside of base. Ranging in size from 2 3/4" H x 5 1/8" dia. to 4 1/4" H x 6" dia. 5th item: Bowl, having a globular body with rounded base. Old piece of masking tape with numeral inscription, possibly a museum accession number, to underside of base. 2 1/2" H x 5 1/2" dia. All items Pre-Columbian. Provenance: The Estates of Ora and Eleanor Eads, Nashville, TN. Condition: All items in overall good condition with scattered losses to polychrome decorations. 2nd-4th items: Largest vessel with two 3/4" holes, possibly "kill holes," through top part of base. Middle sized vessel with old repair to rim. Smallest vessel with chips, largest 1" to edges of base. [See more photos →]

$600.00$650.00
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1124 Lot 1124: 10 Pre-Columbian Nicoya, Costa Rica Pottery Items 10 Pre-Columbian Nicoya, Costa Rica Pottery Items Lot 1124: 10 Pre-Columbian Nicoya, Costa Rica Pottery Items

Ten (10) Pre-Columbian Nicoya, Costa Rica pottery items, including animal effigy tripod rattle vessels. 1st item: Animal effigy vessel, having a flared rim above a bulbous body with modeled animal mask, above a footed base, traces of polychrome decorations throughout. 8 3/4" H x 7" W. 2nd item: Tripod rattle vessel, having a shallow body with bands of polychrome geometric decorations to flared rim and human effigy to well, terminating in three animal mask legs. 4" H x 8 1/2" dia. 3rd item: Tripod rattle vessel, having a shallow body with bands of polychrome geometric decorations to flared rim, terminating in three animal mask legs. Drilled "kill hole" to center of bowl. 4 1/4" H x 7" dia. 4th-5th items: Two (2) pottery vessels with bulbous bodies and rounded bases, including one (1) storage jar with black polychrome to surface and one (1) bowl with flared rim and red polychrome to surface and incised geometric decorations. Ranging in size from 3 3/8" to 3 3/4" H x 5" dia. 6th-9th items: Four (4) animal effigy vessels, each having modeled zoomorphic features to body of vessel with traces of polychrome decorations, including one (1) bird, one (1) guinea pig, and one (1) badger. Ranging in size from 2" H x 3 3/4" L to 3 7/8" H x 5 5/8" L. 10th item: Death whistle in the form of a small dog, having a rounded body with modeled animal features and traces of polychrome decorations. 1 1/2" H x 3" L. Condition: All items in overall good condition with wear, loss to polychrome decorations, surface grime. 1st item: Areas of loss, largest 1/2" x 1 3/4" W. 2nd item: Areas of loss, largest 1 1/2" x 4 1/4", to vessel. 4" hairline extending from rim to underside of base. 3rd item: Repaired breaks to top of two feet. Areas of loss, largest 1 1/4", to rim. 4th-5th items: Both vessels with areas of loss, largest 1 1/4", to rims. Both vessels with hairlines, repaired breaks, largest 4", extending from rims to upper shoulders. 6th-10th items: Three items, including whistle and guinea pig vessel with repaired breaks and areas of loss, largest 2". [See more photos →]

$700.00$900.00