12 January 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A HOPI POLYCHROME JAR
of slightly compressed globular form, painted in red and black over a creamy white slip, with a broad frieze of typical avian motifs encircling the body and a chain of angular scrolls encircling beneath the neck, signed on the base, Paula Satella
Diameter: 8½ in. (21.6 cm.)
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