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GUENNOL JADE MASK

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GUENNOL JADE MASK

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Maya, Classic Period 300-900 CE
Imperial Green Jade
Height: 2 ½ inches
Provenance: Ex. David Campbell collection, Canada, 1998
Published: Norman Hammond, Ancient Maya Civilization, New Brunswicke, New Jersey, 1982, pp.268-69; Alastair Bradley Martin, The Guennol Collection vol. II, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp.136-37

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MAYA VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE

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MAYA VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE

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VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE
Maya 600 – 900 AD
Terracotta, polychrome
6 5/8 x 6 x 6 inches (16.9 x 15.3 x 15.3 cm)
Provenance: Edward H. Merrin Collection, 1968
Acquired by the Cleveland Museum of Art

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MOSAIC ENCRUSTED MASK OF TLALOC

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MOSAIC ENCRUSTED MASK OF TLALOC

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Mixtec, from southern Puebla
1200 – 1521 CE
Wood, stone, shell, pigment
Height: 11 ¼ inches (28.6 cm)
Width: 9 ¼ inches (23.5 cm)
Exhibited: Brooklyn Museum, Jay C. Leff Exhibit (1966 – 1967) {1958/1960?}
Published: Ancient Art of Latin America From the Collection of Jay C. Leff [The Brooklyn Museum] (Nov 22, 1966 – March 5, 1967) No. 429, p. 96, photograph on p. 97
Provenance: Jay C. Leff, Private Spanish collection, Edward H. Merrin Gallery

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COLIMA EMBRACING COUPLE

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COLIMA EMBRACING COUPLE

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Colima, Mexico
100 B.C. – AD 190
Burnished Earthenware
Length: 8.6 inches (22 cm)
Width: 4.9 inches (12.5 cm)
Provenance: Ex collection Raul Kampfer 1965; private collection Edward H. Merrin 1965-1985; private collection Sam Merrin 1985.
Published: REDISCOVERED MASTERPIECES OF MESOAMERICA (page 155, fig. 205) (1985)
Exhibited: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Texas 2005-2015. LAW BUILDING, 205M WIESS GALLERY, CASE 16B

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MALE MASK

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MALE MASK

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Mexico, Central Highlands, Tlatilco, 1200-900 BC
Terracotta with red cinnabar
Provenance: Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York, 1968; Private New York collection

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MODELED HEAD OF A DIGNITARY

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MODELED HEAD OF A DIGNITARY

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Mexico, Chiapas, possibly Palenque or Tortuguero
Maya, 400-650 AD
Lime stucco with polychrome over stone
Height: 6-1/8 inches (15.6 cm)
Width: 6-1/4 inches (16 cm)
Provenance: Edward H. Merrin, 1968; Perry Lewis, 1970’s; Lucille and Martin Kantor, 1984

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MOSAIC HEAD PENDANT

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MOSAIC HEAD PENDANT

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Maya, ca. 8th century AD
Jadeite, spondylus shell, mother-of-pearl, obsidian, wood, unidentified resinous material, & red pigment
Height: 4-3/8 inches (11 cm)
Provenance: Guennol Collection

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VESSEL OF TWO GOD N’s EMERGING FROM THE TURTLE SHELL

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VESSEL OF TWO GOD N’s EMERGING FROM THE TURTLE SHELL

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Maya, Peten region, 500-600 AD
Terracotta and polychrome
Height: 4-3/8 inches (11.2 cm)
Length: 11-1/2 inches (29.2 cm)
Depth: 8-1/4 inches (21 cm)
Provenance: Edward H. Merrin Gallery; Philip Pearlstein collection, New York, 1974

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CYLINDER VASE WITH HERO TWINS AND OLD GODS

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CYLINDER VASE WITH HERO TWINS AND OLD GODS

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Maya, Late Classic Period, 600-900 AD
Polychromed ceramic
Height: 6 inches (15 cm)
Diameter: 6-1/2 inches (16.6 cm)
Provenance: Private New York Collection
Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York

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SEATED MALE FIGURE: ATTENTIVE LISTENER

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SEATED MALE FIGURE: ATTENTIVE LISTENER

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Olmec, probably from Las Bocas, 1200-900 BC
Terracotta, cinnabar
Height: 4-3/4 inches (12 cm)
Provenance:
Edward H. Merrin Gallery, 1968
Ex private French collection
Samuel Merrin collection, 1985

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