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Casas Grandes Polychrome Human Effigy Vase - PF.0684
Origin: Casas Grandes, Mexico
Circa: 1160 AD to 1260 AD
Dimensions: 19" (48.3cm) high
Collection: Pre-Columbian
Medium: Terracotta

$7,500.00
Location: United States
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This charming vase is full of subtle little surprises and we have to keep turning it to fully appreciate them. The V-shaped chevrons are painted just off center from the head on both front and back. There is only one apricot stripe amongst the buff-colored ones. On the back of the man's head is a vivid little pattern. These things seem calculated to keep us just slightly off balance. As with a person, the vase holds our interest through the unexpected. - (PF.0684)

 

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