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A Pre-Columbian figurative pottery whistle depicting an erotic couple

Stock Number: y2599
A Pre-Columbian figurative pottery whistle depicting an erotic couple
Price
Sales price $450.00

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Description

A Pre-Columbian figurative pottery whistle depicting an old man with his younger wife. His handle gently cradling her breast. 

Ex David Jones Art Gallery, "Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico", 1979   

Ex: Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne

Ex: Paul Knobel Collection, Sydney.

Origin:

Mayan Culture, Circa 650 to 950 AD, Mexico

Dimensions:

Height: 9.6 cm / Width: 6 cm

Condition:

Minor ancient loss, displaying areas of remnant pigment decoration.