Pre-Columbian Stone Mask

Lot 224

    

Pre-Columbian Stone Mask

B.C.E. 100-300, Sultepec, Guerrero, Mexico, funerary mask having pierced temples; crafted of white tecalli / Mexican onyx; the reverse moderately hollowed out; mounted to a faded blue fabric board; provenance: Chicago, Illinois estate, purchased in 1965 from G. M. Echaniz, paid off in installments through 1966 to Mr. Echaniz's widow Juileta de Echaniz
dimensions:  Height 7 inches, Width 6 1/2 inches
condition*:  Very Good, overall light surface wear consistent with age
estimate:  $15,000-25,000

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