Maya Tripod Platter

 

Maya Tripod Platter

A Pre-Columbian Mayan large circular tripod platter with glyphs in a band around the inner rim. In the center is a large image of the head of a chieftain in profile. There is a ritual hole drilled through his eye.

Central America.
Ca. 550 - 900 AD.
Diameter: 12 in. (30.5 cm).

The Maya were the dominant culture in Meso-America between the 3rd century BC and the end of the first millennium AD. Their architecture and art are of the finest found in Pre-Columbian America. Their highly developed pottery industry produced a wide variety of vase forms that varied widely in their decorative motifs and functions.

Formerly in a Japanese private coillection.

Inv#: 6566

$12,500

Guaranteed Authentic



More Images:

 

 

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, 537A West 23rd Street, New York, NY 10011

212-989-9743   -   info@hixenbaugh.net

Copyright © 2006-2017 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art