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Veracruz Priest's Bust

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
31
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Veracruz Priest's Bust, Late Classic, 550-950 AD, life-size polychrome bust of a priest, with large hollow ear plugs and wearing a head band, encrusted surface with some pigment loss, ht. 10 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Columbus, Ohio; purchased from Paul Shepard, Tucson, Arizona, in 1987.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Paul Shepard, Arizona, Butterfield Overland Mail, Geography of Arizona, Geography of the United States, San Antonio-San Diego Mail Line, Tucson, Arizona, UNESCO Creative Cities Network, Columbus, Tucson

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