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A Large Narino Pottery Storage Jar, Ecuador, ca 1200 CE

PP1310

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 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.  With museum quality custom mount, a most impressive piece!

Provenance:   Private NYC collection, acquired from the trade in the 1960's.


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