David A. Cassera

Teotihuacan Incensario

Teotihuacan

Mexico

Height 19 in Diameter 12 in

DESCRIPTION

This elaborate ceremonial incensario (incense burner) depicts the head and torso of a warrior wearing a large headdress, pectoral, and earplugs.

In 500 C.E. Teotihuacan, in central Mexico, was one of the largest cities in the world, with an estimated population of 150,000. Teotihuacan’s culture, religion, and art spread throughout Mexico and Central America.

From the Estate of Dr. Armin Sadoff, Beverly Hills CA - collected in the 1960's.

CONDITION

Intact

Provenance

Dr. Armin Sadoff, Beverly Hills CA

DATE

400-700 C.E.

Dimensions

Height 19 in Diameter 12 in

PRICE

PRICE ON REQUEST

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