Lot 235

FRAGMENT OF AN
ANTHROPOMORPHICAL
STATUS MAYA, MEXICO OR GUATEMALA CULTURE End
of the Classical - Beginning of the Post-Classical, circa 900 AD
H. 21 cm - W. 27 cm - D. 21 cm Hard brown-beige

stone Man's head set in a rectangular frame showing an austere face: two closed eyes frame a long straight nose with dilated nostrils surmounting a mouth with lips underlined by an oval in slight relief. Skull encircled by a simple cap, perhaps the head of a stylized deity.
Provenance: Alfred Stendhal
Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s Franco Monti
Collection, 1960s-1970s
Exhibition/Publication:
Arte Precolombiana, Mesoamerica, Gallery 'Milano', Milan, exhibition from January to April 1967, described under No. 43

Location of the item
France - 75008 Paris