A Veracruz/Aztec Seated Figure, Xantil...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
DescriptionA Veracruz/Aztec Seated Figure, Xantil
c. 1300 - 1500
Buff clay with traces of white pigments. The one-half life size monumental figure is seated with wrists resting on raised knees, palms facing each other, face with an alert, fully engaged expression, the mouth open as though vocalizing and showing top teeth, numerous body and head ornaments. The whole assembled from many original parts, visible in-fill and restoration to some jointures, many cracks left exposed, chips and losses throughout.
A Private Collection from Beverly Hills, CA
Height: 24 ¾ inches
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.
Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
Calculate Custom Domestic Shipping
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
** Lots bearing estimates and without Consignor Reserve shall open at Heritage Auctions' discretion (usually 25% to 60% of the low estimate).
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
25% on the first $250,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $250,000 and $2,500,000, plus 12% of any amount over $2,500,000 per lot.