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Pre-Columbian Maya Snake Cylinder Vase, 600-900 CE

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Start price: $1,200

Estimated price: $1,800 - $2,200

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Pre-Columbian, Mexico or Guatemala, Maya culture 600-900 CE tall cylindric vase with a incised scene of serpents across all sides.

Maya blackware often decorated with gouged and incised designs by skilled craftsman for tombs and the serpent as a vehicle of the celestial bodies. 7 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W

Private Southern California Collection, Ex-Member of Ethnic Arts Council