Olmec Bowl, Las Bocas,
Preclassic, ca. 1200 - 900 B.C.
length 6 1/2in (16.5cm)
squeezed in at the sides with linear incisions accenting the rim; painted overall in cream slip with burnished areas underneath.
John-Platt Collection, Daniel M. Friedenberg. Daniel M. Friedenberg was president of John-Platt Enterprises, Inc. and for 35 years also worked - during evenings and weekends - as curator of coins and medals for the Jewish Museum in New York; he also was a member of the museum's board.
Koninklijke Musea, Schatten Uit de Nieuwe Wereld, (1992) fig. 78
Platt, John, The John-Platt Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, (Charlottesville (VA), University of Virginia Art Museum, (1986)
- Please note this lot was not published in the books cited in the catalog.