Lot 293: A rare Coclé figural effigy from Panama
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A rare Coclé figural effigy from Panama, ca. AD 600 800. This eerie Conte style piece is 8 in high and depicts a masked deity or demonic figure with arms spread, feet resting on the flared base and teeth visible in the open mouth. The characteristic C-Y scrolls cover the entire body and four spikes protrude from the back of the head. Heavy mineral deposits overall. Ex Oakland estate.
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