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Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, 300 to 1000 CE. "Stunning" just does not convey how beautiful this stone mace head is. Carved hardstone with numerous colorful inclusions in a mostly black matrx in the form of a bird of prey. Sharpened knob at back, curved beak at the front with high relief eyes, feathers and crest, large central hole for wooden haft. The expression on this bird is simply incredible! Custom stand. Size: 5.75" L x 2.25" W x 2.5" H (14.6 cm x 5.7 cm x 6.4 cm)

Provenance: Ex-private Scollard collection, acquired before 1990

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#114458

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Important Costa Rican Greenstone Mace Head

Estimate $1,800 - $2,000Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price $1,200
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