Seller: sf-fineart (2,897) 100%, Location: Los Angeles, California, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381259481750 Details: Pre-Columbian CASAS GRANDES POLYCHROME HUMAN EFFIGY VESSEL, ca. A.D. 1160-1260 This is a magnificent ancient Pre-Columbian CASAS GRANDES POLYCHROME HUMAN EFFIGY VESSEL, from the Casas Grandes region of Chihuahua, Mexico, ca. A.D. 1160-1260. This superb vessel is finely painted with beautiful geometric patterns in shades of cream, reddish brown and dark brown. It is double-sided with a molded and painted human face on either side. It is pierced twice on the rim above each face and re-strung with laces. It measures 4 ¼ high, 6" across at the center and is in excellent ancient intact condition with some chipping with an old repair on the rim, a small hairline on the rim and an old repaired puncture to the body of the vessel. There are natural surface abrasions and encrustations due to age and wear. PROVENANCE: This rare and unusual item comes directly from a Southern California estate and was legally imported into the United States prior to 1970. Authenticity is GUARANTEED. Please scroll down on the item description to view additional photographs. Packing, shipping and insurance is $35.00 within the US only, please contact me for international shipping rates. Payment is due within 2 days. Please view my other auctions and eBay store for additional museum quality fine art and collectibles, including other fine Pre-Columbian items. Payment I accept the following forms of payment: PayPal Shipping & Handling $35.00 USPS Priority Mail® 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!