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Two Pre-Columbian Carved Jades

Auction:
2506
Lot:
16
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Two Pre-Columbian Carved Jades, Maya, c. 500-800 A.D., a standing human figure wearing an elaborate headdress of light gray-green stone, and a stylized serpent head in apple green jade, both pierced for suspension, wd. to 2 1/4 in.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Keywords

stylized serpent head, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade, Maya civilization, Serpent

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