Pottery Vessel 0004

$89.00

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Description

Canoe Portage Bowl

This unique bowl – a canoe portage bowl – is a vessel and at the same time a sculptural piece. The main part of this piece, the vessel, is a canoe which is being carried by two heaving and puffing men in a ‘portage’ (physically getting a canoe overland to the next body of water to continue navegating). Most likely, these were ceremonial vessels containing a consecrated fermented corn liquor, chocolate beverage, medicine or incense.

  • Size: 10 1/2″ (26.5 cm) long
  • Pre-Columbian Pottery
  • AD 900 – 1300
  • Artist: Juany

Additional information

Weight 2.2 kg

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