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Lot 132:

Massive Jaguar Head Tenon, Ex-Arte Primitivo

Pre-Columbian, Mayan 500-800CE Massive and impressive fanged jaguar head tenon. Carved in a dark gray volcanic stone with stylized jaguar head, big round eyes, flared nostrils, and agape mouth with massive fangs. The tongue coiled and with remnants of red cinnabar pigment throughout. Size 15 1/2" L x 6 1/2" W x 7" H

Ex-Private Oregon Collection, Ex-Arte Primitivo, Ex-Private Florida Collection 2003, Ex-Diane McBride (Daughter of Elmer McBride, acquired 1947)

Condition: Losses and patina throughout commensurate with age.