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Mayan Terracotta Poison Pot - Kukulcan / Quetzal

Mayan Terracotta Poison Pot - Kukulcan / Quetzal

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1326894

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Pre-Columbian, Guatemala, ca. 550 to 900 CE. A finely hand-built square terracotta bottle stamped with the profile head of the esteemed deity Kukulcan or Ququmatz (Mayan names for the Aztec Quetzalcoatl) on each of its four faces; the boundaries between delineated by a lovely sinuous, wavy pattern perhaps alluding to the feathered serpent god. Size: 2-5/8" x 2" at widest (6.7 x 5.1 cm)

Condition: Intact with minimal surface wear. Minor abrasion on the bottom.

Provenance: ex-private Leonard Collection, Virginia, USA, acquired before 1979.

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