23 May 2007,
Price realised USD 960
USD 900 - USD 1,200
MEZCALA STONE TADPOLE PENDANT
LATE PRECLASSIC, CA. 300 - 100 B.C.
with sinuous body and large head with sunken circular eyes and mouth parted; in polished dark green serpentine, pierced for suspension.
Length 3 in. (7.7 cm.)
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Former collection of William Liberman
Post Lot Text
Cf. Mezcala, fig. 87.
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