Costa Rica Stone Metate
Lot 13
Fine Costa Rica Stone Metate, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
Late Period IV to Early Period V, ca. A.D. 300 - 700
Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Fine Costa Rica Stone Metate, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
Late Period IV to Early Period V, ca. A.D. 300 - 700
length 37in (94cm)
intricately carved from coarse volcanic gray stone, the rectangular convex workbench supported by three openwork legs and accented by an exquisitely carved openwork jaguar head on one end.

Provenance:
Private Collection, New Jersey, acquired in the 1960s
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  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
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