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MESOAMERICAN MUSIC RELATED EFFIGY CERAMICS

Lot 2092
Two pieces from the Mesoamerican (Mexico) region of North America, a double flute and a drummer. The drummer figure measures 8 inches long by 5 inches tall by 4 inches wide and consists of a seated human figure holding a drum between its legs. The back of the head has an attached stirrup-like spout and handle. The double flute has three tonal holes along each cylinder with a human face with headdress and large ear spools spanning the space between the distal ends of the flutes. A red and green striped snake runs along the outer margin of each cylinder. The flute measures 10 inches long by 4 inches at the widest by 2 inches tall. Mica temper is clearly evident in the clay matrix.. The drummer figure has no remaining paint evident. The flute is painted and with red and green highlights. Both are in good condition with no post-manufacture chips, cracks or repairs evident.

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MESOAMERICAN MUSIC RELATED EFFIGY CERAMICS

Estimate $50 - $150May 6, 2017
2500 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32301
United States
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