Colima Abstract Reclinatorio
A Pre-Columbian Colima red-ware spouted reclinatorio vessel, a headrest, of abstract form with features of a bird and a dog, with human legs.
West Mexican civilization dates to 2nd millennium BC. In the area of Colima on the Pacific coast, a rich pottery tradition arose at the end of the 1st millennium BC in which deep shaft tombs were often filled with pottery in the form animals and human figures, likely companions and offerings of sustenance for the Afterlife.
cf.: H. von Winning, Shaft Tomb Figures of West Mexico, (Los Angeles, 1974), fig. 101.
Formerly in a New Jersey private collection.
BUY or BID Sale
Over this summer, we identified objects of interest to include in our Fall 2018 Buy or Bid Sale. To entice you, we reduced prices on select objects. For other objects, we are willing to consider reasonable offers.
We reduced the price of this reclinatorio from $2,500 to $1,000
You can purchase the item by following the "Purchase" link on this page.
We will also consider a reasonable offer for this object. To make an offer, contact us by following the "Make an Offer" link below