Painted vase decorated with two handsome youthful male figures from the Popol Vul, sitting cross-legged, leaning forward to present a large plate laden with offerings and wearing a thin belt and a headgear with the representation of the head of the monster Cauac. Each scene is divided by bright orange patterns and a band of repeated glyphs frames the neck of the vase.
Size: 7-1/4 inches (18.3 cm. ) Height. A fine example with vibrant colors and excellent brushwork. Some wear to surface and drill holes from an ancient repair.
Provenance: Ex Orlando Fl private collector, acquired at Christie's Paris, 12 June 2003, Sale 5057 Africa, Oceanic & Pre Columbian lot 611.
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