Description
BARE FEMALE FIGURE
CHONTAL CULTURE, STATE OF GUERRERO, MEXICO
RECENT PRECLASSICAL, 300-100 AV. BC
Light green hard stone with dark green speckles and finely polished glossy surface
H. 19.5 cm - W. 9 cm
Feminine chontal figure, light green hard stone with dark green speckles and shiny patina, MEXICO
H. 7 ¾ in - W. 3
in ½ Provenance:
Ancienne collection John-Platt, USA
Ancienne collection Gérard Geiger, Geneva, late 1980s
Vente Binoche, Collection Gérard Geiger, Paris, 14 and 15 March 2005, lot 80
Collection particulière, France
Exposition:
Art Museum Charlottesville, Virginia, The John-Platt collection of Pre-Columbian Art, 1986.
Publications:
Hasso von Winning, The John-Platt collection of Pre-Columbian Art,
Art Museum Charlottesville, Virginia, 1986, No. 53.
Gay, Carlo and Robin, Chontal - Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero, Mexico, Balsas Publications, Geneva,2001, p 48, n°51.
Stierlin, Henri, et al. Au coeur de l'Amérique précolombienne : collection Gérard Geiger, 5 continents Éditions, Milan,2003, p144, N°92.
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BARE FEMALE FIGURECHONTAL CULTURE, STATE OF GUERRERO, MEXICORECENT PRECLASSICAL, 300-100 AV. BCLight green hard stone with dark green speckles and finely polished glossy surfaceH. 19.5 cm - W. 9 cmFeminine chontal figure, light green hard stone with dark green speckles and shiny patina, MEXICOH. 7 ¾ in - W. 3in ½ Provenance:Ancienne collection John-Platt, USAAncienne collection Gérard Geiger, Geneva, late 1980sVente Binoche, Collection Gérard Geiger, Paris, 14 and 15 March 2005, lot 80Collection particulière, FranceExposition:Art Museum Charlottesville, Virginia, The John-Platt collection of Pre-Columbian Art, 1986. Publications:Hasso von Winning, The John-Platt collection of Pre-Columbian Art,Art Museum Charlottesville, Virginia, 1986, No. 53. Gay, Carlo and Robin, Chontal - Ancient Stone Sculpture from Guerrero, Mexico, Balsas Publications, Geneva,2001, p 48, n°51.Stierlin, Henri, et al. Au coeur de l'Amérique précolombienne : collection Gérard Geiger, 5 continents Éditions, Milan,2003, p144, N°92.

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