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Pottery5300 of 11405Delphin Massier Maiden & Insect Symbolist Vase (circa 1890s)Small Vase, Moeller & Boegely Pottery (Denmark), 1917-1920
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    Posted 5 years ago

    mtnclimber…
    (44 items)

    Size: 9" x 7"

    Trying to identify--can't tell of Mexican origin or US Pueblo. Date of Age Range? Another person says late 1800's to early 1900's.

    CRoad what do you think?

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    1. ho2cultcha ho2cultcha, 5 years ago
      very nice!
    2. CanyonRoad, 5 years ago
      I can positively identify this. It is African, made by the Bedouin of Morocco. It does look similar to some southwest Indian pottery, but the clay is different, the design patterns are different (the "X," "VV" patterns, and the cross-hatching are identifying features of Bedouin pottery), and they usually include this typical rounded handle.

      It's a very traditional pottery form, so it is hard to date, since similar pieces are still being made today.


      If you want to confirm, see "Imazighen, the Vanishing Tradition of Berber Women" by Margaret Courtney-Clarke.
    3. mtnclimber19k, 5 years ago
      CRoad, you're the best!!

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