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December 1, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Four Veracruz Head Fragments

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 01, 2018 10:00AM


Four Veracruz Head Fragments, late classic period, 550-950 AD, including a smiling head with spider monkey molded on the headdress, an El Faisan-type head with red tattoos on the checks, a head with knopped coiffure and details in black pigment, and another with remnants of elaborate jewelry, ht. 8 1/4 to 5 in.

Provenance: Private collection Long Island, New York; Sotheby's, New York, May 16, 1989, Lot 466.
Estimate $600-900

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