12 November 2004,
Price realised USD 21,510
USD 6,000 - USD 9,000
A MEZCALA STONE FIGURE TYPE M-10 VARIANT
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
Standing on slightly bent legs with ankles grooved, rudimentary arms held at the chest, broad shoulders, wide facial plane, angular jaw, broad recessed mouth and sharply cut brows; in white calcite.
Height 10 1/8 in. (26 cm.)
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Carlo Gay Collection
Paris, Figures de Pierre: L'Art du Guerrero dans le Mexique Précolombien, Musée de la Seita, October 2 - November 21, 1992, fig. 11.
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