A Taino figurative stele, Caribbean, 11th - 15th century
Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots
Hammer price € 360Show related lots
DescriptionLong-oval figural stele of light-coloured rock, tapering towards the bottom. Depicted is a squatting figure with bent legs and arms protruding in relief. The face with prominent eyes, flat nose and broad mouth, broad bulge in the area of the forehead. Incised decoration for the design of the hand and foot parts and on the forehead bead. The rough treatment of the eye sockets and mouth by picking contrasts with the otherwise smoothed surface. Intact. Height 21.5 cm.
Provenance: South German private collection.
Condition: II - Questions about the lot?