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Auction Closes At: 11:04:01 09/22/2023
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 005. Caddo Hume Engraved Egg-Shaped Seed Jar
Estimate: $5,000-$8,000
Current High Bid: $1,650.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,650.00

Category: Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Sub Category: Native American (North America and Eskimo)
Culture or Country: Clark County, Arkansas, USA.
Period: Ca. 1300 - 1700 A.D.
Size: 8-1/4H. x 6-1/4W.

Description: Large Ostrich egg form with groups of three vertical rows of punctuate incisions. Glossy silverish-olive color with extensive fire clouds. Seed jars, so named for their shape, appear late in Caddo pottery (14001500 A.D.), when potters favored restrained, elegant shapes, such as seed jars and cylindrical bottles. The seed jars were deliberately marked with fire clouds, achieved by an oxygen-reduced firing technique, and this example was further decorated with punctuate tracking. Tiny pin hole pock mark on the lower body, otherwise intact, exc. cond. A top quality example.
Provenance: Private East coast collection, inv. # JG26, acquired by the current collection in 1997, ex. Jon G. Griffin, Columbia, South Carolina.
Shipping Fee:
National: $60.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Caddo Hume Engraved Egg-Shaped Seed Jar

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. JMF $1,650.00 1 9/22/2023 12:08:54 AM
2. Delta $750.00 1 9/21/2023 7:06:27 PM
3. Bonnie N Clyde $567.00 1 9/21/2023 2:02:01 PM
4. Delta $500.00 1 9/18/2023 9:22:58 PM
5. Primigenius $400.00 1 9/18/2023 8:25:52 PM

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