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Pre-Columbian Carved Limestone Figure

Auction:
2473
Lot:
17
Sold for:
$29,625$25,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2473
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 26, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Carved Limestone Figure, Mexico, Huastec, c. 1200-1500 A.D., the standing male form with hands to the chest, characteristic depression at center of chest, with elaborate headdress and draped collar, (stone loss, repair, broken at legs), ht. 51 in.

Provenance: Purchased from the Fred Peck estate, Rhode Island, 1950s.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

Keywords

Mexico, Rhode Island, Peck, Pre-Columbian

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