Ancient Costa Rican Sukia Stone Shaman "Smoking" idol
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Lot 0112 Details
A very fine ancient idol from Costa Rica, Central America, Central Highlands, Atlantic Watershed culture and dating to 1000 to 1400 CE. A fine "Sukia" or shaman figure carved from volcanic basalt stone, depicted squatting, with upraised knees, his back slightly hunched, arms resting upon knees, shown smoking through a tubular shaped implement. The idol measures 4 5/8 inches tall x 3.75 inches deep. Provenance: A Private New York estate.