Fine Maya Polychrome Painted Muan Bird Plate

 

15119. Fine Maya Polychrome Painted Muan Bird Plate

Campeche, Late Classic period, Ca. 600 to 900 AD.

Wide shallow pottery ceremonial tripod plate painted with the profile of the mythological turkey vulture encircled in a band of hieroglyphs around rim. On three raised legs;
Size: 10-1/2 in. (26.6cm) diameter x 3-3/8 inches (8.6cm) Height.
Provenance: R and T Snyder, Park Avenue, New York.

$6,000

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