An extraordinary pair of carved bone tenons, most likely used as boundary markers.
This high elite is heavily embellished throughout his body in prototypical geometric
Guangala fashion. Stands with arms across the chest wearing a royal headdress. To
exemplify power, the Jaguar is poised atop a column of composed registers. Two separate
Zig-zag elements between double horizontal thick bans. Both superb with excellent
patina. Each measures 7.25”/ 18.41 cm. respectively. Mounted on custom metal display
Ecuador Ca. 500 BC - 500 AD.
Provenance: Ex Alexander Acevedo Gallery, NYC