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Post by DOCBASS on January 25th 2018, 3:27 pm

Hello all,  First of all, please be nice if these aren't actually 20th-Century pieces or don't completely fit this forum's scope of expertise.  I'm a true neophyte and really have no idea where to turn.  Two photos below represent pieces I acquired at an estate sale quite awhile ago.  I thought they were unique and cool so I bought 'em.  I took them home in a box, put the box away, and forgot about them until a few days ago when I 'rediscovered'.  

Any ideas from you all on where to start for dating, identification of geographical genesis, or even maybe material just to get me started on my way?  I have more photos and will gladly add them.  Thank you in advance!
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Post by dantheman on January 25th 2018, 4:05 pm

it looks like it was made in Central America to me but that's waaaay out of my comfort zone

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Post by NaomiM on January 25th 2018, 7:42 pm

It comes under ethnographic pottery - handmade, low fired, in a traditional form - but whether it's old or new; Native American, South American, North African or Indian, I don't know. You'd need to ask at your local museum.

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Post by DOCBASS on January 26th 2018, 2:51 pm

Thank you for your responses, Dan and Naomi.

I have, through two sources, eliminated the possibility of either being Native American. However, those two sources also suggested Central or South America as being geographic probabilities.

Getting closer... Much appreciated!
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