Columbia River Stone Bowl with Scalloped Rim

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A fine, hard stone bowl from the Columbia River region. This culture spanning Oregon and other states in the Columbia River region, flourishing 2000 BC-500 AD produced some of the finest stone work in the Americas. 
This bowl is made of a dense, hard stone, and though small in size is heavy in the hand. It has a scalloped rim, with a groove below the scallop treatment, both around the entire rim. This bowl was likely used for preparation of paint or medicine. The interior of the shallow bowl has a smooth patina from many generations of use.
 
Ex. Private Collection, Santa Fe.
Diameter 4.5". Height 3" Weight 3.5 lbs approx
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