Offering vessel with a band of glyphs and...

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Offering vessel with a band of glyphs and...

Offering vessel with a band of glyphs and a lord sitting on his throne in a hieratic position. He is holding an offering in one of his hands with tapered fingers. His head is covered with a rich crown, his ear with tambas, an imposing jade necklace on the neck of the bracelets and various ornaments attesting to his important rank in the clan. This lord is represented between two columns evoking the entrance of a temple
Polychrome terracotta (no repainting, very well preserved)
Maya, classical period 600-900 AD
14.5 x15.5 cm

Provenance: Sotheby's NY sale of May 9, 2006, n° 217 of the catalogue
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