A rare Mayan Miniature Jade Votive Vessel, Classical Period, ca. 550 - 950 CE
Regular price1,500 USD
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Carved from mottled teal jade, the miniature offering vessel stands on four feet, a face carved into the front side with large bulging eyes and a long nose, spirals carved into either side, possibly to indicate ears, "v"-shaped folds carved into the backside, a shallow offering bowl at the top.
Dimensions: Height: 7/8 inch (2.3 cm)
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall
Provenance: Private collection of Captain George Fowler, UK acquired in Peru in 1934, thereafter RD, Colorado private collection.
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