Mezcala Stone Monkey, <br>Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
Lot 2180
Mezcala Stone Monkey,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
Sold for US$ 1,830 inc. premium
Lot Details
Mezcala Stone Monkey,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
height 4 1/4in (11cm)
seated with its legs folded tightly to the body with grooves indicating the toes, the arms, designated by linear incisions to the chest in a stylized manner, a small head with prominent rounded brow and recessed mouth, the thick, long tail extending straight up the back and curling; in speckled greenish black andesite; remains of drilled suspension hole at the base.

Provenance:
Milton Meadows, New York, 1950's

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