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Artist
Maya
Title
Pair of Tlaloc Eyepieces
Date
900–1200
Medium
Mother-of-pearl
Dimensions
.1: 5 1/2 × 4 1/2 × 1 in. (14 × 11.4 × 2.5 cm) .2: 5 3/4 × 4 1/4 × 1/2 in. (14.6 × 10.8 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line

Gift of Frank Carroll in memory of Frank and Eleanor Carroll

Current Location
The Caroline Wiess Law Building
205M WIESS GALLERY
Accession Number
2016.31.1,.2
Classification
Ceremonial Objects & Regalia
Provenance

Jay C. Leff (1925–2000), Uniontown, PA, by at least 1969–1983 [1]; [Sotheby's, New York, May 12–13, 1983, lot 35]; purchased by Lawrence Witten, Cornwall, CT, May 1983; purchased by [Art of the Ancient World, New York]; purchased by private collection, New York, 1996–2016; sold through Atlantic Art Partners, New York; purchased by Frank Carroll, Houston, February 18, 2016; given to MFAH, 2016. [1] Letter from Walter Randel, July 28, 2015.