Lot 40


Culture Veracruz, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
Light beige ceramic with rough patina, remnants of red pigment.
H.19 cm - W. 32.5 cm - W. 11 cm
Female figure lying on a bed resting on four feet. Beautiful
characteristic face of the Veracruz culture, decorated with ear pendants.
It is covered with a simple garment on the torso. The legs are
the semi-cylindrical cushion, indicating that it is
could be a delivery scene. Broken glued, accidents
visible, surface wear.
Origin :
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960s-1970s
Exhibition/Publication :
- Constanti Poetiche nell'Arte, Gallery 'Blu', Milan, January 1962, describes
under n°29
- Africa America precolombiana Oceania, Gallery 'La Nuova Pesa',
Rome, exhibition from December 22, 1961 to January 13, 1962, describes and
photographed under n°71