Lot 1881. Trigonolito in owl form, the Caribbean, Taíno culture, 11. - 15. Century

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Auction date: 13.11.2019   10:00 UTC +02:00
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Lot 1881 | Trigonolito in owl form, the Caribbean, Taíno culture, 11. - 15. Century
Three-pointed sculpture made of black rock. From the massive, centrally broadening the base will grow, an owl, whose almost circular eyes and the small Beak are directed Skywards. The wings are indicated as silhouettes, the legs are stylized. The surface is polished up to the area of the eyes and of intervening, ornamental, ornate forehead carefully. Surface front and rear slightly roughened. In their massive physicality, impressive and rare animal motif. Intact. Height 14 cm. Provenance: From a South German private collection, acquired in the 1980s from the collection of a South German artist. Condition: II -

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