Lot 223: Large Maya tetrapod plate from Ulua Valley of Honduras
November 6, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A large Maya tetrapod plate from the Ulua Valley of Honduras, ca. 250 - 700 AD. This gorgeous polychrome example is 12 in in diameter and features a standing Maya lord in full ceremonial regalia in the center of the tondo. The broadly flared rim is decorated with panels depicting dancers, harvest rituals and important textile designs. Even the exterior and underside are elaborately decorated and the hollow legs contain rattles. Ex New World Artifacts Gallery.
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