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Mixtec Ceramic Jar and Michoacán Red-on-Buff Ceramic Jar

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Mixtec (Pre-Columbian Mexico)
Jar, 1200 – 1400 CE
Inventory inscriptions to the side and underside

Michoacán (Pre-Columbian Mexico)
Jar, 800 – 1200 CE
Red-on-buff earthenware

from the collection of artists Lenore and Robert Szesko (Chicago, Illinois).

  • Please note, this item is highly fragile and/or requires custom packing. Additional handling time should be expected.


- one lug of larger vessel restored; chip to the rim and hole to one side of larger vessel with a hairline crack running to the rim above; chip to the rim of the smaller jar and black pigment stains throughout; overall wear and abrasions to vessels.


4.5" W x 3.5" H x 4.5" D

- measures the larger vessel.

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