Colima Pottery Abstract Face Mask

 

13287. Colima Pottery Abstract Face Mask

West Mexico, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250

Medium brown pottery face mask depicted with round cutout eyes and having an slanted open mouth, long pointed nose and c-shaped pierced ears. Three perforations along the upper rim for attachment. Scattered surface deposits on the burnished surface. A rare type.

Size: 5-7/8 inches W. x 5-3/8 inches H. + Custom lucite base.

Provenance: The Estate of Marion Lynton acquired from Galerie Mermoz, Paris, May 4th, 1982. Exhibited: Cologne, Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum, Out of the Depths, Tomb Figures From West Mexico, July 4th, 1986 - January 11, 1987.

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