02-12-2014 02-13-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Marlborough MA
2706M Marlborough
February 12, 2014 02:00 PMCalender
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Eric L. (Frederic) Pape (American, 1870-1938), Three Works: Aztec About to Throw a Stone, Design from a Decoration Over the Entrance to

$215$175
Auction: Discovery - 2706M Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 12, 2014 2:00PM

Description:

Eric L. (Frederic) Pape (American, 1870-1938)

Three Works: Aztec About to Throw a Stone, Design from a Decoration Over the Entrance to an Ancient Mexican Temple and Aztec Stone Necklace with Human Head
Aztec signed "Eric Pape" in ink l.r., identified on a label and estate stamped
paper backing, Design initialed "E.P." l.r., and Necklace signed, dated, and inscribed "Eric Pape 98. Oaxaca." l.l.
Ink on paper, sight sizes to 9 x 9 in. (22.9 x 22.9 cm), framed (Design and Necklace in a common frame).
Condition: Foxing to Aztec and Necklace, not examined out of frames.

Literature: Lew Wallace, The Fair God: A Tale of the Conquest of Mexico (Houghton Mifflin, 1898), Vol. I, p. 352 (Design), Vol. II, p. 81 (Necklace), p. 380 (Aztec).
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

Eric L. (Frederic) Pape, Human Head, Mexico