Seller: sf-fineart (2,880) 100%, Location: Los Angeles, California, Ships to: Americas, Europe, Asia, AU, Item: 380563198735 Pre-Columbian NICOYA-GUANACASTE POLYCHROME EFFIGY PYRIFORM VASE, 800 - 1200 AD Click to View Image Album This is a magnificent, museum quality Pre-Columbian NICOYA-GUANACASTE POLYCHROME EFFIGY PYRIFORM VASE, Middle Polychrome Period, ca. AD 800 – 1200, from the Nicoya Region of Costa Rica. Freely adapted from Late Maya and Toltec pottery styles in Meso-America, this piece, with its central motif of a seated figure, has a colorful presence of its own. Traces of glyph panels are painted on the foot and the body is extensively decorated all around with patterns in shades of brown-orange, brown, cream and black. This spectacular vase measures an impressive 13” high, 9” wide and is in good ancient intact condition with a few small chips, scratches, surface wear and abrasions, natural to a piece of this age. PROVENANCE: This spectacular item comes directly from a Southern California estate and was legally imported into the United States over 50 years ago. Authenticity is GUARANTEED. Please scroll down on the item description to view additional photographs. Shipping is $65.00 within the US only, please email for international shipping rates. 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. Shipping & Handling $65.00 USPS Priority Mail® Click to View Image Album 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!