Metate representing a turtle The rectangular... - Lot 11 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage

Lot 11
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2500 - 3500 EUR
Metate representing a turtle The rectangular... - Lot 11 - Paris Enchères - Collin du Bocage
Metate representing a turtle
The rectangular tray is curved and underlined at its ends by an engraved band. It forms the stylized body of the animal, which rests on three engraved and openwork triangular feet. The rim of the tray as well as the underside are decorated with geometric motifs. Grey volcanic stone with brown patina - Atlantic slope, Period V-VI, Costa Rica
1000 - 1500 AD
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