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