ARTEMIS GALLERY Colima Human-Head Form Stone Axe Head

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  • Item Category: Antiquities
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 26, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House

Colima Human-Head Form Stone Axe Head

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Colima, Ca 200 BCE to 200 CE. Very fine and rare stone axe head carved of basalt with human head to one side, rounded axe on opposite and raised nodes in between - deep grrove where once attached to wooden haft. 7"L x 3"H. Custom stand. Intact and excellent with single chip to blade.
Provenance: Ex-B. Saldano Collection, New Jersey.
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