Veracruz Stone Palma,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
height 21in (53.3cm)
elegantly carved from light-gray volcanic stone, the projecting mass carved in aviary form looking downward and wearing a plume, the 'wings' carved with scrolling designs, resting on a concave base.
Barry Kernerman, Canada, acquired in the 1960s