Lot 6886

A Taino figurative stele, Caribbean, 11th - 15th century

Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots

Hammer price € 360

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Description

Long-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?

General Information

Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 893 lots. The auction starts on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).