pre-columbian-terracotta-head-veracruz
Lot 791
Pre-Columbian Terracotta Head, Veracruz
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1000-1350 A.D., dark tan with bitumen highlights applied to the eyes and head-band. Presented on a black wooden stand.

7 in.; 10 in. with base.

Purchased from Edward H. Merrin Gallery, Inc., New York City, in 1970; Copies of Merrin's letter and invoice are available. The Collection of Dr. Malcolm Hardy, Chapel Hill, NC

Exceptionally fine style.

From a large piece; minor abrasions; losses to right ear.

$600 - 900