A Large Narino Pottery Storage Jar, Ecuador, ca 1200 CE
PP1310Regular price $4,500 USD
A large anthropomorphic storage jar decorated in colors most representing life to this culture: yellow for the abundance of the sun, the black for the wise and silent night against the deep red background for life inside man. A chevron pattern is at the lowest level, with scrolling waves next, temple design at the midsection, and sun and rays on the shoulder.
Dimensions: Height: 53 cm (20.9 inches), Width at Widest: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall. A most impressive piece!
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired from the trade in the 1960's.