• Arts of Africa, Oceania and th auction at Christies

    Sale 2661

    Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas including Property from the Estate of Ernst Beyeler

    10 May 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 30

    MEZCALA STONE FIGURE, TYPE M10

    LATE PRECLASSIC, CA. 300-100 B.C

    Price Realised  

    MEZCALA STONE FIGURE, TYPE M10
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C
    Standing with grooved arms held to the chest, sharply undercut chin, the abstract facial features include hollows for the orbital cavities and recessed area under the nose for mouth and chin; in polished andesite.
    Height: 7¼ in. (18 cm.)


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    Cf. Mezcala, pl. 33

    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s