Lot 6881

A Maya bowl decorated with spider monkeys, Guatemala, late classical period, 600 - 900 A.D.

Works of Art, Antiquities | O86kua | Online auction | 905 Lots

Description

Thick-walled bowl with concave rim and bottom. The rim decorated with spider monkeys each holding a cocoa bean. The bottom decorated with a ray pattern. Due to heavy use, parts of the painting are worn. Fine hairline crack glued. A restored chip at the edge. Otherwise intact. Height 7 cm. Diameter 19.5 cm.

Provenance: From a private collection in North Germany. Acquired before 1970.

Condition: II - Questions about the lot?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 905 lots. The auction starts on Monday, December 7, 2020 at 12:00 am. The pre-sale view will take place from 2.12. until 5.12.2020 from 2 to 6 pm (CET).