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Lot 427: PIPE IN FORM OF A PRIEST

Fine Asian Art

by Galerie Zacke Vienna

19 November 2016

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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Description: Fired clay. Pre-Columbian America, Veracruz, Mexico, approx. 500 to 1000

Small figurine in nearly quadratic shape, both hands held horizontal like a signal away from the body. Rings on the ears, jewelry around the neck, lavish head covering with laterally hanging elements and also the wide, decorated skirt impart a royal appearance. The pipe bowl is missing.
HEIGHT 7,5 CM, WIDTH 8 CM
Former collection of F. Seiss, Leverkusen, acquired around 1960

Very similar figures are illustrated in "Women in Old America“, Arte America Verlag, 2001 on pages 211-213

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