BRAFA 2009, 54th Brussels Antiques & Fine Arts Fair - Site Tour & Taxis - Brussels, Belgium - 23 January to 1 February 2009: Presentation of a major ceremonial metate to three feet decorated with human heads, characters and jaguars, of Costa Rica. The metate was a ceremonial altar where the crushed grains of corn, hallucinogenic plants and herbs used in shamanic rituals. Specific to the culture of Costa Rica, it materializes the peak of the "Flying panel" by its rich iconography that combines the human-animal and technical mastery, carved like lace air from a stone monolith.
2009/01/23 - at the central Tour and Taxis site - Brussels, Belgium - from January 23rd to February 1st 2009. Daily opening from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. / Late opening the 29 until 10.30 p.m.
Start date: 1/23/09-
End date: 2/1/09