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Fragment of a Maya Stucco Head

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
54
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Fragment of a Maya Stucco Head, c. 400-600 A.D., Chiapas, stucco with traces of original polychrome paint, includes custom Plexiglas mount, 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Andre Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1964.

Literature: Andre Emmerich, Art Before Columbus, 1963, title page.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Andre Emmerich, André Emmerich, Maya civilization, Polychrome, Visual arts, Columbus

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