Lot 176

AN UNUSUAL MEXICAN CLAY HEAD OF A DUCK Modelled with inverted janiform duck heads, one of which is more naturalistic with curved incisions to indicate feathers, the second head with an upturned beak and large eyes, with a read ink collection label which reads: “Lot 131 Sotheby Ju 93 Bateman Cl”, 7cm long, Literature: Published in Pitt Rivers Catalogue, ‘Second’ Collection – Volume 3 p.933, Provenance: Bateman collection; Sold Sotheby’s, London, 14 June 1893, lot 131; Lt-Gen. Augustus Pitt Rivers (1827-1900); thence by descent.

Estimate: £100-£150