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Panzaleo Polychrome Avian Effigy Vessel - PF.2660
Origin: Ecuador
Circa: 1000 AD to 1500 AD
Dimensions: 7.5" (19.1cm) high
Collection: Pre-Columbian
Medium: Terracotta

$1,500.00
Location: United States
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Description
Following in the footsteps of a ceramic tradition that dates back to some of the earliest pottery in the New World, this splendid Ecuadorian vessel speaks of a culture steeped in creative expression. With a series of deftly placed feather-like painted lines, the main portion of the vessel becomes the delightfully abstracted body of a bird. At the same time, a continuation of the feather lines on the neck of the vessel creates the head of the bird, when combined with two incised circles for eyes and a small ceramic protrusion for a beak. As this charming Ecuadorian avian sits perched on his ceramic ring base we cannot help but marvel at the supreme talent of the artist who created it, for he has transformed a simple shape and a few painted lines into an alluring songbird, one whose charming form and melodic notes are still enjoyed today. - (PF.2660)

 

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