A very fine molded pottery mask in typical Teotihuacan fashion. Realistic facial
features. Traditional triangular face with wide forehead. Remnants of painted headband.
Horizontal eye slits, with nicely formed nose and mouth. Scattered dendrites throughout
surface with ample root marks. Measures 5" Wide, 3.375" in Height. 5.75" on custom
metal stand. Late Teotihuacan. Mexico, ca. 200 - 400 A.D.
Condition: Completely intact with no restoration. Hairline fracture under left ear
(half inch in length). Small amount of mounting adhesive from prior mounting. Otherwise
in excellent to choice condition.
Note: There are more stone masks from Teotihuacan than from any other Mesoamerican
culture. Very few intact clay mask survive.
This clay mask might have been made for a ceramic censer. Admirable and very rare