14785. Teotihuacan Greenstone Standing Figure
Classic period, ca. 450-650 A.D.
A massive stone carved standing figure with brim headdress; his garment incised arms at waist and neck. His legs differentiated and classic facial features with wide oval eyes, incised brows and triangular nose. Size: 10 inches (25.4cm) H. + custom mount.
Now ruined, Teotihuacan was once the most populous city in Mesoamerica and its people exerted widespread political, economic, and artistic influence.
Provenance: Ex Private NY Collection from 936 5th Avenue. Appearing on a 1979 appraisal schedule as no 76. and with corresponding number to label underside of piece.
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