Chontal Stone head, Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
5,000 - 8,000 USD
bidding is closed
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.
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