A Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vase. c. 600-800 ADClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionA Maya Polychrome Cylinder Vase
c. 600-800 AD
Depicting a lord receiving tribute. The lord painted red and wearing elaborate white necklace and headdress, seated on a raised bench with blood-letting paraphernalia and basin beneath, he looks and gestures to his right toward a standing figure raising unidentifiable objects. The lord's outstretched fingers graze the top of a lidded cache vessel. Behind the lord are four standing attendants witnessing the scene. Pieced together from several original pieces with in-painting covering the repairs and restorations.
Robert & Carolyn Nelson Collection
Griffin Gallery, Boca Raton, FL. Accompanied by a Certificate of Authentication from the gallery.
Height: 6 ½ inches
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500.
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