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Lot 421: DEPICTION OF A FACE

Fine Asian Art

by Galerie Zacke Vienna

November 19, 2016

Vienna, Vienna, Austria

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Description: Fired clay. Pre-Columbian America, Olmec, approx. 500 BC

Tall head form with high forehead, the gaze of the big eyes is more upwardly focused. Open mouth, upper lip larger than the lower. Around the forehead is a wide band presenting a symbol or jewel. On a black base.
HEIGHT (WITHOUT BASE) 8 CM
Former collection of Fritz Seiss, Leverkusen, acquired around 1960

The vessel is illustrated in "Book B19-324"

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