Throckmorton Fine Art exhibiting Chinese Jades, Buddhist Sculpture, Mayan Sculptures and Costa Rican Figures at 29th Annual Antique Ethnographic Art Show in Santa Fe August 9 – August 11

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  • July 10, 2012

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INCENSARIO WITH OVERLORD DEPICTION Late-Classic 600-900 CE Polychrome Ceramic 8.75x10 inches at THROCKMORTON FINE ART.


Kraige Block, Executive Director of THROCKMORTON FINE ART (, says, “We look forward to seeing many long time friends a the 29th Annual Antique Ethnographic Art Show in Santa Fe August 9 – 11.  Our stand this year includes an incredible group of Chinese jades and Buddhist sculpture, some fantastic Mayan sculptures from old estates that have not been on the market for years, and a wonderful group of Costa Rican figures, among many new acquisitions we are eager to share.”

            The 29th Annual Antique Ethnographic Art Show in Santa Fe will be held at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center in historic downtown Santa Fe. Whitehawk shows expects over 150 dealers in Oceanic, Pre-columbian, Spanish Colonial, African, Oriental, Indonesian and other ethnographic art from around the world to exhibit.

MEZCALA FIGURE Temple Model 700-300BCE Serpentine 10 inch high x 3.75 wide at THROCKMORTON FINE ART.

            Block says the show opens with a Gala Preview on Thursday, August 9th from 6 - 9pm and runs through Saturday, August 11th.

Among highlights at the Throckmorton Fine Arts stand will be a Chinese Head of Buddha in marble, 9.5 inches high, dating to the Tang period, 618-907 CE; A Chinese Qijia Culture Bi disk ca 2000 BCE, the Neolithic Era, almost twenty inches high,; a Late Classic, 600-900 CE Mayan Icensario with Overlord depiction of polychrome ceramic 8.75 inches high and 10 inches wide; a Seated Shaman with Snake Hair, Diquis 600-900 CE of Volcanic stone 15 inches tall;  and a Serpentine Mezcala Temple Model  c700-300 BCE ten inches high and 3.75 inches wide.

For 25 years Throckmorton Fine Art has specialized in vintage and contemporary photography of the Americas with a primary focus on Latin American talents.  The gallery’s founder, Spencer Throckmorton, has also pursued a long held interest in Chinese Jades and Pre-Columbian Art and Throckmorton has staged important exhibitions and published numerous publications on these subjects.  Throckmorton Fine Art is a featured exhibitor at the world’s leading art fairs.  Spencer Throckmorton and Kraige Block are also recognized for their extraordinary photography collection including strong works of museum quality by luminaries such as Tina Modotti, Manual Alvarez Bravo, Edward Weston and Martin Chambi, among many talents they have supported in the past quarter century.  The gallery also has an extensive inventory of paintings, works on paper and graphics by modern and contemporary Latin American artists, along with a strong collection of male nude photography by various artists; such as Baron Wilhelm Von Gloeden, Vincenzo Galdi, Danny Lyon, George Dureau, Guglielmo Pluschow, and others.


If You Go



The 29th Annual Antique Ethnographic Art Show in Santa Fe


Santa Fe Community Convention Center in historic downtown Santa Fe

201 West Marcy Street (505) 989 7541 (

Thursday Aug 9 from 6pm - 9pm ($75.)

Friday, Aug 10 from 10am – 6pm ($10.)

Saturday Aug 11 from 10am – 5pm ($10.)




145 E. 57th Street, 3rd fl. New York, NY 10022

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