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Pre-Columbian CHOROTEGA TURTLE EFFIGY VESSEL, 800 AD

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Seller: sf-fineart (2,873) 100%, Location: Los Angeles, California, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, Item: 390285099762 This is a superb Pre-Columbian CHOROTEGA TURTLE EFFIGY VESSEL, Costa Rica, circa 800 – 1200 A.D. The Chorotega are the best known Pre-Columbian people who lived on the Nicoya Peninsula in today's Costa Rica. The Chorotega came to the peninsula during the 8th century, and linguist links suggest that this group is a descendant of the Olmec in Mexico. They spoke the Mangue language which is of the Oto-Manguean variety and likely migrated from Chiapas, Mexico. This fantastic vessel is decorated with the form of a turtle, with the head and tail added at either side and the legs painted on below. It is decorated all around in patterns of orange, brown red and cream. It measures 6 ¾” high, 5 ½” across at the center and is in good condition, it has been professionally reassembled from several pieces. PROVENANCE: Southern California Estate, legally imported into the United States over 70 years ago. Authenticity is GUARANTEED. Please scroll down on the item description to view additional photographs. Shipping is $25.00 within the US only. Payment is due within 4 days. Please view my other auctions and eBay store for additional museum quality fine art and collectibles, including other fine Pre-Columbian items from this estate. Shipping & Handling $25.00 USPS Priority Mail® Click to View Image Album Click to View Image Album Click to View Image Album FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Get Vendio Sales Manager. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Get Vendio Sales Manager. Over 100,000,000 served. Get FREE counters from Vendio today! Culture: Chorotega, Original or Reproduction: Original

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