Maya Cache Box,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
overall height 13in (33cm)
the rectangular box on raised feet, the gabled cover with a dignitary splayed so his feet and hands extend to each corner of the cover, his head raised with mouth open in meditation, adorned with cylindrical earrings and a headdress; brown buff surface with burnished areas.
Private European Collection, acquired prior to 1970
Christies, Paris, May 2007 (Lot 115)