An Oaxaca, Mixtec vessel
A terracotta vessel decorated with a complex decoration. A pointed and bearded face with protruding eyes tops the stirrup. Polished terracotta, black and yellow paint. Mexico, Oaxaca, Mixtec, 800 - 1500 A.D.
Height 21,8 cm. / 8,6 inch
Provenance: old private Dutch collection. Christie’s Amsterdam 1986. Private collection Mr. Timmer, The Hague, 2013.