Lot 14
  • 14

Chontal Stone head, Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • stone
carved from a rounded cobble, with slightly puckered mouth, large pecked eyes, and prominent nose, with distinctive neck flange and ears; in speckled porphyry, pierced at the temples.

Provenance

Frances Pratt, Teochita Inc., New York

William B. Jaffe & Evelyn Annenberg Jaffe Hall, acquired from the above on January, 1969

By descent from the above to the present owner

 

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