Lot 85A: Mayan Toltec Seated Pottery Figure - Corn Goddess

Artemis Gallery

October 27, 2016, 7:00 AM PST
Louisville, CO, US
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Description: Pre-Columbian, late Mayan to early Toltec, Ca 800 to 1100 CE. Wonderfully expressive pottery sculpture of a seated corn goddess. She sits legs crossed, hands to her feet, wearing corn symbols on her upper arms, large ear spools and nose ring, pointed cap, with liberal tattooing on her shoulder and breasts. Interestingly, there is an incised monkey on the backside of this wonderful pottery! Size: 9"H (23 cm). Provenance: Ex-private A. Carafelli collection. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids. We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience. #102159
Condition Report: Appears choice, but has been repaired
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