Maya Ek Chuah Effigy Vase, Quirigua, Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950

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Lot 156
Maya Ek Chuah Effigy Vase, Quirigua, Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950

Sold for US$ 21,250 inc. premium
Maya Ek Chuah Effigy Vase, Quirigua, Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950
Earthenware with reddish-brown and cream paint
height 7in (18cm)

The cylindrical vase with a human face in relief with deep set eyes, drooping mouth, earrings, wearing a red headband and red on the beard incisions; with collection number "E3051.95" written in red on the underneath.

PROVENANCE
Archaeological Institute of America St. Louis Society since 1911-1912

PUBLISHED
Art and Archaeology, Vol IV, No. 6, December 1916, page 341
The Southeast Classic Maya Zone
Boone, Elizabeth H. and Gordon r. Willey (ed), Dumbarton Oaks, 1988, fig. 15

Both publications included with the lot.

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