Lot: 40

Pedestal plate

Costa Rica / Panama, Cocle Region

Provenance Size Hammer price
Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany H: 4.9 inch;
D: 11.2 inch

ca. 1390 AD (TL)

thick-walled ceramic, slip paint, The concave interior is divided by a wide central strip with meandering ornamentation, flanked by oval compartments into which curled, highly stylised alligators are inserted.

Thermoluminescence Expertise, 25.04.1990, Ralf Kotalla, Haigerloch, Germany
Paz, Octavio et. al., Ritual Arts of the New World, Geneve 2000, p. 320 f.
This object is subject to the UNESCO Cultural Heritage Protection Act. For shipment to a non-EU member state, export regulations will vary.