An Important Olmec Were-Jaguar Celt, Veracruz, Mexico ca 500 BC
A fantastic Olmec Jade Were-Jaguar celt carved with monumental quality despite it's relative size. Carved with expressive facial features including cleft palate with a toothless open mouth and exposed gum. The arms are drawn inward and the legs are foreshortened in typical Olmec fashion. Both ears are drilled for suspension. Stoetzer, Inc expertise. Custom mount. 5 1/4" height x 2 1/2" width. Rare opportunity.