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Item:163868203403Pre Columbian, H2O2 Tested, Costa Rican, Nicoya polychrome tripod "rattle leg" vessel, 1435 grams, 10 1/2 inches in height, 4 1/2 inch rim diameter, 8 1/4 inch vessel depth, 7 inch vessel width, I have inspected every square inch, there are no chips, major or minor cracks, I did note that one of the legs has been re-attached, overall it is in excellent condition. The artifact boasts, it's authenticity, condition, beautiful intact pigment, with the expected weathering and deposits of antiquity. Unless advised, all the images are of the subject artifact with no substitutions. Photos 1 thru 7 reflect the subject artifact positioned at different angles. Photos 8 thru 12 reflect magnified and highly magnified period correct clay/paste compositions (yes), ancient pigment (yes), low temperature firing marks (yes), root marks (no), earthly (yes) and manganese mineral deposits (yes). The results of the H2O2 test will be reflected in images 11 and 12. I usually shoot 20/25 magnified and non magnified images of each piece, they are available upon request. North American members expect me to utilize the shipping services of USPS/Canada Post with their insured and tracked service, or with either Fed/Ex, or DHL. I personally pack all my artifacts with great care and use the best shipping/packing materials money can buy, all fragile and/or expensive artifacts will be double boxed, I guarantee my shipping/packing procedures. Bidders/Purchasers residing outside the lower 48 U.S. States and Canada must advise, I have sold artifacts from my collection to art galleries in New York and Denver, and to residents of Germany, France, Switzerland, Great Britain, Austria and Russia, shipping rates to Europe are at least double quoted North American figure as insurance and tracking are not negotiable. I combine shipping and do not seek to profit from said charges, surplus fees will be returned to the purchaser, in the event my final shipping cost is exceeds collected funds, I will cover that cost... within reason. As always if you have a question or a comment don't hesitate, in some cases please allow up to 48 hours for a response. Posted information from my JSTOR account and/or from one or more of my 250+ books on Pre Columbian/Meso American art and culture. Along with E Bay's guarantees, I also offer my own authenticity and shipping guarantees. Sellers comment: I have visually, chemically and microscopically inspected/studied this vessel and have determined that it is authentic, your artifact will be double boxed. Thanks for your interest in my collection. (CRP051:10s)Material:pottery, Provenance:from my collection, I know exactly where this -
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