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Heart-shaped bone mask with black surface in front and back. Front outward surface has sgraffito lines cut through to a gray surface. Checkerboard design headdress. Black eyeband and nose with rectangular slits for eyes. Slit downmouth, two chevron marks at the chin. Drilled hole for suspension. Bone probably from skull.

Reassembled from four pieces with no restoration. Rich dark patina. Appraised 35 years ago (1982) by the late Lowell Collins (The Lowell Collins Gallery, Houston, Texas).  300 B.C. -300 A.D. Mexico. Measures 2.75"/6.98 cm.

Mounted on vintage floating glass wood case.


Ex M. Dorsey, Houston, Texas

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1,250. USD
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