Description

    Maya Painted Plate with Deity Head

    Maya
    C. 600-900 AD
    Painted Pottery
    2¾" Tall x 13¼" Wide

    The offering plate sits on three nub feet, the interior painted in black and red on an orange base, and is in excellent condition. The central panel depicts a large elaborate deity head having central eye, an upturned snout, toothy mouth with a split tongue, and series of crests surrounding. The rim has alternating sets of six black dots and five red dots and the wall washed in bold deep orange. Plate is in excellent, solid, undamaged condition with a drilled 'kill hole' directly in the center, a few surface scrapes, and very nice. This lot requires third party shipping.


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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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