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Mezcala stone sculpture

Carlo T. E. Gay

Mezcala stone sculpture

the human figure.

by Carlo T. E. Gay

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Published by Museum of Primitive Art in New York .
Written in English


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SeriesStudies / Museum ofPrimitive Art -- 5
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Open LibraryOL13924221M

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Price New from Used from Hardcover, 01M 1, Author: Frances Pratt Carlo Gay. : Mezcala Ancient Stone Sculpture From Guerrero Mexico () by Mezcala stone sculpture book Gay, Frances Pratt and a great selection of similar New, Format: Hardcover.

Mezcala: ancient stone sculpture from Guerrero, Mexico. Carlo T. Gay, Frances Pratt. Balsas Publications, - Art - pages.

0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. INTRODUCTION. THE STONES USED BY THE MEZCALA LAPIDARIES. Read this book on Questia. Stone figures from the Mezcala river basin have been known in Mexico for many years, exposed by the spade of occasional archeologists, the shovels of roadbuilders, and the plows of Indian peasants in the remote mountain valleys of the State of Guerrero.

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- Explore wnhsr's board "STONE TEMPLE MODELS - MEZCALA" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Temple, Stone and Mural painting pins. Reference: See Carlo T. Gay's book, "Mezcala Stone Sculpture - The Human Figure," page 8 & 25 for detailed, scholarly info and a similar example of the type.

A wonderful, textbook example of a Type M-2 Mezcala stone figure that displays impressively. Mexico, Classic Brown Stone Mezcala Figure of the M8 Type.

This hand-held stone figure fits perfectly in the palm of the hand and bears a distinctive facial expression with round eyes and a triangular frowning mouth. The figure was created Mezcala stone sculpture book the string-sawing technique and is made of a greenish grey stone with earth brown striations.

Art of the Islamic world covers a vast range of objects beyond traditional modes of sculpture and pottery from ceramics and glass to painting and textile. Influenced Mezcala stone sculpture book its pre-Islamic territories, along with Roman and Byzantine art, Islamic art flourished at the beginning of the 8th century AD and continued well into the modern period.

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Mezcala Stone Figure, Type Late Preclassic, ca. - B. height probably carved from green diorite in stylized human form, with deposits and inclusions; old collection number on back. Provenance: Private American Collection, acquired prior to pins. Literature Carlo Gay and Frances Pratt, Mezcala, Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero Mexico, Genève,pl.

Carlo Gay, Ancient Ritual Stone Artifacts: Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Imprimerie de l'Académie Royale de Belgique, Gilly,fig. 87 Exhibited Geneva, Mexique Terre des Dieux, Trésors de l’Art Précolombien, Musée Rath, 8 octobre janvierpl. Christie's Paris to auction scientist Ilya Prigogine's collection of pre-Columbian artefacts The ritual objects include Mezcala and Chontal sculpture, plus Olmec stone celtsAuthor: Anna Sansom.

Author of Encaustic Materials and Methods, Canal architecture in Britain, and Mezcala Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero, Mexico/5(2).

Along the region of the Rio Mezcala in the Central portion of the Mexican state of Guerrero, an ancient culture evolved which created highly expressive and powerful stone ritual objects.

Possibly springing from the same roots as the famous Olmec culture, the people of Mezcala imbued Celts, axes used for hafting, with both magical and spiritual.

Available for sale from Barakat Gallery, Unknown Pre-Columbian, Mezcala Stone Standing Figure ( BC to AD), Stone, 6 3/4 inBrand: Unknown Pre-Columbian.

Mezcala style objects were excavated by the much later Aztec peoples and revered as sacred objects. Mezcala style stone carved figurines have a basic petaloid axe form and are sometimes casually labeled "axe gods". Symmetrically arranged cuts in the stone are arranged to resemble facial and body features.

Type M10, Late Pre-Classic, Circa B.C. Of mottled green and light grey jade, slightly rounded body, with arms folded at the side with two squared-off legs, the face distinguished by a recessed mouth and sharp nose, with prominent brow, delineated ears and the top of the head slightly mishapen.

6 in. ( cm.) high. Stone Figure Mezcala Culture, BCE CE Upper Balsas River, Guerrero. Another type of sculpture from the Mezcala culture area is amorphously formed human figures.

On this black and crème example of speckled diorite, the eyes, nose and mouth are vaguely formed, there is just a suggestion of the torso, and the legs are mere stubs. The catalogue notes that in their book, "Mezcala: Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero, Mexico," Carlo Gay and Frances Pratt suggested that the work combines human and bat attributes, which was not unusual in Olmec art and "is thought to represent shamanic transformation, however it is a subject rarely seen in carvings form Mezcala.".

Literature Carlo Gay and Frances Pratt, Mezcala, Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero Mexico, Genève,pl. Carlo Gay, Ancient Ritual Stone Artifacts: Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Imprimerie de l'Académie Royale de Belgique, Gilly,fig.

53 Exhibited New York, Finch College Museum of Art, Guerrero: Stone Sculpture from the State of Guerrero,no. Mezcala Stone Idol - CK, Origin: Guerrero, Mexico, Circa: BC to AD, Dimensions: 17" (cm) high x " (cm) wide, Collection: Pre-Columbian, Style: Mezcala, Medium: Stone.

Recovered from dedicatory caches in Guerrero, this sculpture of a human figure is a mysterious artistic product of Mezcala culture's obsessive votive Celt. Guerrero’s coat of arms was designed by renowned Mexican muralist Diego Rivera in The central design features a Caballero Tigre (Tiger Knight) on a field of blue.

This book examines the functions of sculpture during the Preclassic period in Mesoamerica and its significance in statements of social identity.

Julia Guernsey situates the origins and evolution of monumental stone sculpture within a broader social and political context and demonstrates the role that such sculpture played in creating and Cited by: 7. This is an an authentic stone Mezcala figure, measuring some /4" in height.

The stone is calcite, of a uniform dark grayish color (as one would expect). The figure conforms with the classic "M-6" style, described by Carlo Gay in his definitive work on the sculpture from this area.

Intact, with no recarving or repair. (The stand is for purposes of photography only.). Brass Tree of Life Sculpture Tribal Dhokra Art. Ending Feb 27 at AM PST. African Tribal Hand Carved Wood Artifact From MN Governor Arne Carlson’s Home.

$ shipping. ’s African Carved Wood Figures, Tribal Art Pieces. $ shipping. Mezcala Architecture in Miniature by Carlo Gay and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at My sculpture has been inspired by many influences.

I strongly love the appearance of natural rock, but also I also appreciate early neolithic attempts at stone work and the Japanese art of the subtle hand of man. The result has been called by others "Primitive Modern" Stone Sculpture.

To me art that is functional is an added bonus. Enjoy. Ancient Mezcala stone figure from Pre-Columbian Mexico, ca. B.C. - A.D. /4"H x 2"W (nearly /4"H mounted). This fine example was patiently formed by the ancient maker from a select, dark stone with choice, subtle variations in color.

Minimal lines depict only essential features of the human form, as is typical for Mezcala figures, and the surface exhibits a smooth, rich patina.

“Carving The Way Of Stone – A Sculptor’s Art” provides a definitive and clear insight into the world of stone sculpture. Barry Baldwin, one of the era’s most respected European sculptors, expounds in detail the knowledge gained over almost half a.

Ananas Comosus by NAM TRAN - Contemporary Art, Gold and Red Sculpture, Pineapple Ananas Comosus by NAM TRAN (b. ) Glazed Porcelain with gold lustre x x cm (16 3⁄4 x 9 5⁄8 x 10 inches) Initialled and numbered 1/1 on the base Executed in P. Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, East 60th Street, New York, NY - [email protected] Aztec sculpture often represented gods and mythical creatures, and it was commonly expressed through ceramics, architecture, freestanding three-dimensional stone works, and relief work.

The grand city of Tenochtitlan contained some of the finest examples of Aztec sculpture, from its temples and pyramids to its elaborate stone palaces.

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Sculpture of the exposition palaces and courts; descriptive notes on the art of the statuary at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Francisco, (San Francisco, H.

Crocker Co., [c]), by Juliet James (page images at HathiTrust) Mezcala, ancient Mexican sculpture. "Deals primarily with pre-Hispanic stone sculpture of the Mezcala and Chontal traditions of Guerrero, Mexico." --Introd., p.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Series Statement Mémoire de la Classe des beaux-arts, Collection in-8o, ; 3 ser., t. 9 Mémoires. The scale, beauty and soul of his stone sculpture, as well as his personal charm and lifelong dedication to a vision is both humbling and inspirational.

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