Guatemalan Carved Column

Contemporary
$980 USD
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Dimensions
H: 42.0" Dia: 14.0"
Materials
Wood
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Collection #
CAA0900E
Estimated Shipping
$188

The Maya peoples of Guatemala created incredible works of art through columnar woodworking and stone shaping. The base carvings on this column emulate ferns and other low-lying foliage. As the artisan worked upwards, the ferns gave way to a fantastically tight spiral, topped by a canopy of leaves reaching for the sun. This striking sense of movement draws the eye across the subtle textural variations in the nut-brown wood. The hand of the craftsperson is starkly apparent in this soulful sculptural object.

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