Four Mayan jadeite plaques
Lot 5126
Four Mayan jadeite plaques
Sold for US$ 7,320 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Pre-Columbian Property of various owners
Four Mayan jadeite plaques
Circa 550-950 A.D., apparently a set cut from the same stone cobble, depicting faces of high status individuals, three of which wear a jaguar headdress, remains of cinnabar, drilled for attachment.
length 2 1/2 - 3 1/8in

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  • Provenance:
    Enrique Vargas, San Jose, Costa Rica; Dr. Richard Sirkin, Buffalo, NY; David Walley, Pontotoc, MS
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