Taino Zemi Stone, c. 1000-1500 AD, Greater Antilles Islands and the Bahamas, the white polished stone tri-point carved with the head of a Zemi spirit and with incised geometric decoration, lg. 4 1/8, ht. 2 1/8 in.
Provenance: Bonhams Tribal Art Auction, London, September 20, 2006. Includes a copy of an authentication letter from Frederick Dockstader, November 29, 1990.
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