Pre-Columbian Carved Mayan Shell Spatula
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Island of Jaina, circa 600-900 A.D., the handle is carved in relief as a classical Mayan profile.
4.5 in. long.
Purchased from Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York City, 1980; a copy of the sales invoice with description is available. The Collection of Dr. Malcolm Hardy, Chapel Hill, NC
No apparent condition concerns.
$500 - 1,000