Chontal Stone Mask #p1006


Chontal Stone Mask #p1006

Culture or Country: Guerrero, Mexico.

Period: Ca. 500-200 B.C.

Size: 4-5/8”H. x 3-5/8”W.

Description: Pale blue-green compacted stone, slab type mask, carved with relief facial features, heavy ridge line and round check elements, possibly a coca chewer. A drilled perforation in each corner for attachment. Areas of root marks and mineral deposits on the surface. Intact, excellent condition.  Custom base.

Provenance: Anastolio Estrada Morales collection, acquired in 1939, brought to the United States in 1942, by decent to his son, Rogaciano Ramirez, by decent to his son.

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