Pre-Columbian Art and Artefacts Auction

February 04, 2016

LOT 32

Lot 32

Two Effigy Bowls, possibly Costa Rican

Two Effigy Bowls, possibly Costa Rican
Lot 32 Details
Two Effigy Bowls, possibly Costa Rican

one in the shape of a dog, the other with humanoid handles and painted designs in red and black
largest diameter 5.1" — 13 cm.

Estimate $150-$250

Realised: $295.20
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


From a Private Montreal Collection of Pre-Columbian Art and Artefacts


condition noted

LOT 32

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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