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Veracruz Pottery Zoomorphic Priest Ocarina, Rattle

Veracruz Pottery Zoomorphic Priest Ocarina, Rattle


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1186900

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Veracruz Pottery Zoomorphic Priest Ocarina and Rattle. Erotic Ocarina in the form of a fat priest with an erection wearing a frog mask. Vessel contains interior beads that rattle when shaken. Multiple holes allow various musical pitches. Poly chromed with traces of green, red, brown still intact. Adorable smiling face and wide open eyes with flattened nose. Neck framed by a layered panache of feathers and roundels adorn forehead and chest area. Mexico, ca. 600 - 900 C.E., On custom stand, 8 1/2" high.