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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3099B Boston
May 5, 2018 10:00AMCalender
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Large Veracruz Terra-cotta Figure

 
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Large Veracruz Terra-cotta Figure, Late Classic, AD 550-950, the figure painted in black bitumen, contrasting with the natural terra-cotta color of the feet, with loincloth and headdress, depicting a Cacao merchant, ht. 24 in.

Provenance: Huber collection, New York.
Estimate $4,500-6,500

The right ear has been reattached.


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