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Transformations, stone figures from Mezcala/chontal

Spencer Throckmorton

Transformations, stone figures from Mezcala/chontal

by Spencer Throckmorton

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Published by Kubaba Books in [s.l.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementpresented by Spencer Throckmorton ; photographs by John Bigelow Taylor.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14603090M

Carved human stone figures from Mezcala consistently bring five figure realized prices in major auctions around the globe. The cycladic art style of these RARE and highly sought after Pre-Columbian objects is unrivaled in Mesoamerican ancient art. Mezcala carved stone figures are so desirable and mysterious that even the later Pre-Columbian. FAMSI Book Sale The following is a list of duplicate books from the FAMSI Library that we are offering for sale at half the appraised value. Each book will be sold on a "first come, first served" basis and all books will be sold "as is".

Pre Columbian Mexico Mezcala Chontal Carved Stone mask ca. BC. The mask measures 2 1/2 X 2 1/4 inches appears to be in overall good condition as seen in the images. Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. The art of Mezcala and Chontal, from the mountainous region of Guerrero, Mexico, is known for its prolific tradition of portable stone sculpture including animal effigies, masks, architectural models and most specifically figures, dating from B.C. to A.D.

Pre-Columbian, Central Mexico, Guerrero region, Chontal, Late Preclassic period, ca. to BCE. A gorgeous face mask of a broad, square form, hand-carved from a mottled tan-hued stone slab with dark-green inclusions. The minimalist visage features a pair of inset ovoid eyes beneath prominent, heavy brows, bar-shaped ears, an elongated nose, and a grooved mouth. Traces of red-orange. An imposing tall Mezcala stone figure from the collection of Alberto Ulrich, circa B.C., which is very similar to the top Mezcala figure ever sold at €, from the Prigogine collection last April, just of a lighter grey- greenish stone colour, could be considered as a twin (estimate: €80,, / .


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Transformations, stone figures from Mezcala/chontal by Spencer Throckmorton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Transformations Stone Figures From Mezcala/Chontal [Spencer Throckmorton, John Bigelow Taylor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Transformations Stone Figures From Mezcala/Chontal. Issued in printed art paper covers with embossed figure on front. Description: [13] pages, 27 pages of plates, [4] pages: chiefly illustrations, map ; 28 cm: Other Titles: Transformations: stone figures from Mezcala Chontal: Responsibility: presented by Spencer Throckmorton.

Get this from a library. Transformations stone figures from Mezcala/Chontal. [Spencer Throckmorton]. 18 Books on Olmec and Pre-Classic Mexican Art: Early Art in Central Mexico from the Gulf to the Pacific; Mezcala Stone Sculpture, The Human Figure, The Museum of Primitive Art, ; Mezcala, Ancient Mexican Sculpture, Miguel Covarrubias; Transformations, Stone Figures from Mezcala/Chontal, presented by Spencer Throckmorton; Notes on a.

Pre-Columbian Mezcala / Chontal Stone Figure - | Artemis Gallery in CO Central Mexico, Guerrero Mountain area, late Pre-Classic, ca. BCE. Finely string-cut grey/greeenstone human f. Throckmorton, Spencer. Transformations. Stone figures from Mezcala/Chontal. New York: Kubala Books, Throckmorton, Steve.

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Mezcala Stone Sculpture. The Human Figure (German) Paperback – January 1, See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" — — — Paperback — The Amazon Book ReviewManufacturer: Museum of Primitive Art.

Mezcala Stone Figure, Type Late Preclassic, ca. - B. height probably carved from green diorite in stylized human form, with deposits and inclusions; old collection number on back.

Provenance: Private American Collection, acquired prior to pins. Mezcala Stone Temple, Late Preclassic, ca. - B. Mezcala Stone Temple, Late Preclassic, ca. - B.C. height 5 7/8in (cm) carved from medium gray stone with steps leading to four columns topped by lintels supporting two stylized standing human figures; smooth surface with pins.

Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala-Chontal, ca. to BCE. A wonderful greenstone figure of an anthropomorphic idol with string-cut arms, neckline, slit mouth, and ears, slightly bifurcated legs, and deeply drilled eyes - carved from an inherently beautiful stone of mottled pale.

Mezcala figure, Type M12, circa BC. cm high (8 ½ in). Estimate: €30, This lot is offered in A Quantum of History: The Prigogine Collection on 9 April at Christie’s in Paris.

La siguiente lista de libros duplicados de la biblioteca de FAMSI son ofrecidos para la venta a la mitad del precio evaluado. Cada libro será vendido basado en "al que primero venga, primero se le sirve" y todos los libros serán vendidos en el estado en que se encuentren.

started acquiring a variety of Mezcala, Chontal and Olmec works of art in the mids. This selection of Mezcala Stone Figure, ca. B.C., estimate: E, the book became a best-seller. Prigogine divided his time. The collection of the late Nobel Prize winner Ilya Prigogine, constituting Mezcala, Chontal and Olmec works of art, some dating from to BC, will be auctioned by Christie's Paris on 9 : Anna Sansom.

About the Object The figure seen here was very likely recycled from an earlier celt, or stone hand axe. Early scholars of the Mezcala such as Carlo Gay argue that the object’s features indicate it was created during an early phase of the Mezcala style. These features include the overall rounded form of the human.

Pre-Columbian, Central Mexico, Guerrero region, Sultepec, ca. to BCE. A superb example of a stone carving from Guerrero, Mexico, a region best known for Mezcala and Chontal sculpture; however this example boasts features particular to the Sultepec such as a very prominent large curved nose that makes for a marvelous profile.

From the front, the piece presents expertly carved. A FINE BOOK with minor damage at top of dj spine on pictorial softwraps, paperback cover. Catalogue published in conjunction with the Robert Miller Gallery exhibition of the same name.

19 black-and-white plates of Modotti photographs with many full-page. About the Object The relatively small Chontal standing figure seen here was created from mottled dark green diorite stone.

It has been worked with pecking to create the hollowed-out eyes, shaped nose, arms, and legs, and is likely fashioned from a celt, or stone hand axe. Additional Information There is evidence that the Mezcala-Chontal.

Mexico, Classic Greenish Grey Stone Mezcala Figure of the M8 Type. This solid, hand-held stone figure fits perfectly in the palm of the hand. The figure was created using the string-sawing technique and is made of a mottled greenish-grey stone with tiny even flecks of blue.

Mezcala Stone Figures (7) Guerrero, Mexico. B.C. /8” to /4”H. From the estate collection of Helena and Ladislas Segy, NYC., acquired s - 80s. Group of seven carved stone standing figures. The tallest is depicted with a swollen stomach, probably indicating pregnancy.

A medium green-black. Media in category "Mezcala stone figurines" The following 79 files are in this category, out of 79 total. Anthropomorphic Figure LACMA Mjpg × ; KB.A Mezcala standing figure led a sale of Mezcala, Chontal and Olmec artefacts at Sotheby’s Paris on April 9.

The piece dates to around BC and is carved from a volcanic rock known as andesite. It sold for $, a vast increase on its $, valuation.Description. Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala-Chontal, ca. to BCE. A wonderful greenstone figure of an anthropomorphic idol with string-cut arms, neckline, slit mouth, and ears, slightly bifurcated legs, and deeply drilled eyes - carved from an inherently beautiful stone of mottled pale and forest green hues.