Description
SMALL BRAZIER OR ANTHROPOMORPHIC METATE
Culture Veracruz, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 29 cm - D. 16 cm
Grey volcanic stone (tuff)
A crouching figure carrying on his head a circular receptacle for
censer. Head of the figure projected forward with bulging eyes
framing a powerful nose; the presence of a small oval mouth with
thick lips. Simple reverse without any particular decoration. Good condition.
Origin :
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, January 1962.
- Franco Monti Collection
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SMALL BRAZIER OR ANTHROPOMORPHIC METATE
Culture Veracruz, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 29 cm - D. 16 cm
Grey volcanic stone (tuff)
A crouching figure carrying on his head a circular receptacle for
censer. Head of the figure projected forward with bulging eyes
framing a powerful nose; the presence of a small oval mouth with
thick lips. Simple reverse without any particular decoration. Good condition.
Origin :
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, January 1962.
- Franco Monti Collection