02-11-2013 02-11-2013
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2636B Boston
February 11, 2013 11:00 AMCalender
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Vera Cruz Smiling Face Head

 
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2636B Location: Boston Date / Time: February 11, 2013 12:00PM

Description:

Vera Cruz Smiling Face Head, Mexico, c. 600-900 A.D., the hollow buff terra-cotta head with almond-shaped eyes, filed teeth, head wrap, and one remaining ear spool, on a wood stand, ht. 5 in.

Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection.
Estimate $100-150


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Keywords

Vera Cruz Smiling, Face Head, hollow buff terra-cotta head, Mexico, Sergio Franchi