Terracotta zoomorphic jar, pre-Columbian archaeology, Taino art pottery
Zoomorphic vase made by the Taïnos Indians, gourd shape. Animal face in relief, incised geometric decoration. Pink ceramic with brown patina.
The Taïnos were an Amerindian population present in the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean until the 16th century. They were very skilled in pottery, stone and woodwork. The ethnic group was decimated with the arrival of Europeans, due to disease and forced labor.
Collector's item of ancient and very rare archeology in the spirit of cabinets of curiosities.
In its own juice with traces of age and wear, the photos are an integral part of the description.
DATE: Before 16th century
ORIGIN: Greater Antilles, Caribbean
WEIGHT: 0.450 kg