Important and Rare Mezcala Standing Stone Figure, Type K,<br>Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
Lot 95
Important and Rare Mezcala Standing Stone Figure, Type K,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Important and Rare Mezcala Standing Stone Figure, Type K,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300-100 B.C.
height 1 3/4in (45mm)
of classic form with piercing through left center of head; translucent white onyx.

Provenance:
Miguel Covarrubias, New York
André Emmerich, New York
Judy Small-Nash Collection, New York

Published:
Covarrubias, Miguel, Mezcala, Ancient Mexican Sculpture, André Emmerich Gallery, New York, 1956 (front cover)

Natural History, December 1957 issue, The Figures of Mezcala by Gordon Eckholm, p. 530 (frontispiece).
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