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ARTEMIS GALLERY Miniature Mezcala Green Serpentine Amulet

CAD 1,584.75 or Best Offer 21d, 14-Day Returns

Seller: artemisgallery (669) 100%, Location: Louisville, CO, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381865853554 Miniature Mezcala Green Serpentine Amulet Pre-Columbian, Guerrero Region, Mexico, ca. 300-100 BCE. A stone pendant in the form of a miniature household object, a skin bag, worked from a green serpentine cobble into a finely delineated and polished form. These household items were used as receptacles for liquids with rectangular handles and a protrusion at the bottom. While actual skin bags and gourds have not survived the test of time, this amulet is an outstanding example of sculpture that sheds light on the everyday domestic life of the Mezcala. Measures 3" long. Note: For a similar example, see Christies Sale 1537, Lot 37 - price realized $1793. #102509 Condition: Choice Provenance: Ex-Adeon Gallery, Chicago, IL, acquired prior to 1970. All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity

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