Lot 236

AZTIC
CULTIVATED SNAKE, VALLEY OF MEXICO,
POST-CLASSIC MEXICO, 1450-1521 AD
H. 25 cm - D. 13 cm Grey volcanic
stone 2000/3000
Rattlesnake (rattlesnake) coiled on itself. Head resting on the top of the coiled body: slightly sunken eyes, mouth ajar with a bifid tongue.
Provenance: Alfred Stendhal
Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s Franco Monti
Collection, 1960-1970
Exhibition/Publication:
Arte Precolombiana, Mesoamerica, Gallery 'Milano', Milan, exhibition from January to April 1967, described under n°46E

Location of the item
France - 75008 Paris