Olmec mask on half-figure in niche.
1st-3rd c Pre-Columbian: Mesoamerican Olmec Sculpture
(active Formative/Early classic c. 1500 BCE - 300 CE)
c. 1-300; 1720
Greenstone; Onyx; Gold; Gilded silver; Gilded bronze
Munich. Residenz. Schatzkammer.
Olmec mask of greenstone with onyx eyes (c. 1-300) set in a Baroque niche of gold plus gilded silver and gilded bronze (c. 1720). The niche is possibly by Guillielmus de Groff and was possibly made in Munich.