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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