Ex S. Gilbert Collection, NYC
A ritual censor intended for the burning of incense, adorned with central mask and frieze elements. Minor repairs.
From the mysterious Teotihucan civilization, which had its epicenter 40 km northeast of modern Mexico City. Between 200 BC and 800 AD, the Teotihucan complex formed one of the largest cities in the world, with its influence felt throughout Mesamerica.
height 55 cm/ 22 in x width 22 cm/ 9 in x diameter 17 cm/ 7 in