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Ancient Mayan Precious Stone Running Shaman - 600 AD

CAD 25,920.03 Buy It Now 6d, CAD 21.09 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: artancientltd (9,304) 99.6%, Location: London, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 201693314977 Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge Click to Enlarge A rare and captivating work of Mayan art from Mexico or Guatemala, dating to the Classic Period, circa 600 AD.A mosaic of 21 pieces of individually carved and polished jadeite, decorated with ground cinnabar. Depicting a running shaman, shown wearing an elaborate headdress and carrying a knife in his left hand and another implement in his right.A highly artistic piece, beautifully balanced and conveying a wonderful sense of motion. Height: 4 inches. 7 inches mounted.Width: 6 inches on mountCondition: Perhaps originally inlaid into a stone or wooden setting, now lost and the running figure mounted in modern times on an acrylic mount. The mosaic sections in good condition, one or two with possible minor repairs. Remains of cinnabar as described. Provenance: From the collection of Walter Vanden Avenne, purchased in the 1960s from the Edward H Merrin gallery, old inventory sticker on back of base.With French export licence. Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealer's Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. All sales are subject to our terms and conditions, which can be found on our website, www.ArtAncient.com. As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkfrog terapeak inkFrog Analytics

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