Veracruz Flute<BR />Early Classic, ca. 250-450 B.C. length 13 5/8in (34.5cm)
Lot 28
Veracruz Flute
Early Classic, ca. 250-450 B.C. length 13 5/8in (34.5cm)
US$ 4,000 - 6,000
€2,900 - 4,300
Auction Details
Lot Details
Veracruz Flute
Early Classic, ca. 250-450 B.C.
Earthenware with traces of whitewash
length 13 5/8in (34.5cm)

Provenance:
Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York
Private Collection, California, acquired from the above in 1970s

Published:
Merrin, Edward H., A Site in Veracruz, (1970: fig. 24)

This fine fan type of flute with open scroll work and man wearing an ornate headdress comes from an area in eastern Mexico from a site called Llano Seco.
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