Polychrome decoration with two monkeys on geometric stylized tree and ground.
Buff color clay with red and black earth pigment.
Excellent composition. Superior example of Pre-Columbian ceramic art.
7.25” diameter x 3” tall
One split at rim - encircled in red - See photos.
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This exquisite Pre-Columbian pottery bowl from Ecuador, dating back to circa 1000 CE, features a stunning polychrome design with playful monkeys. Crafted by skilled artisans, this original piece showcases the rich culture of Latin America and its ancient traditions. Made with high-quality materials and exceptional attention to detail, this one-of-a-kind bowl is a true collector's item.
Whether displayed as a centerpiece or used for serving, this rare pottery bowl is sure to add a touch of elegance and sophistication to any setting. Perfect for art enthusiasts and collectors alike, this piece is a testament to the creative ingenuity and craftsmanship of the indigenous peoples of Ecuador. Don't miss the opportunity to own this unique and fascinating artifact of the past.