Lot 12
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Tall Mezcala stone figure, Type M12, Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.

Estimate
25,000 - 35,000 USD
Sold
35,000 USD
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Description

  • stone
with dramatic and sharply carved eyes and mouth, the arms in relief folded on the long torso; in smoothed deep green metadiorite, with areas of red highlighting the eyes and arms.



 

Provenance

Milton Leoff Collection

Andre Emmerich, Inc., New York, acquired from the above, 1967

William B. Jaffe & Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall, acquired from the above, January 1968 

By descent from the above to the present owner 

Catalogue Note

Cf. Gay and Pratt (1992: pls. 46 and 49), for the type.
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