Description
STANDING ANTHROPOMORPHIC STATUE
Culture Jalisco, Western Mexico
Protoclassical, 100 BC-250 AD.
H. Hegira 43 cm
Creamy white and brick-red slip ceramic, glazed surface, and
heavy scale
Woman standing, arms spread apart, bare chest, breasts underlined with
big nipples. She's dressed in a simple loincloth extending into two...
Imposing thighs with strongly exaggerated feet. Very classic head of
the Jalisco culture, with the skull ritually deformed backwards. Long nose
right to the dilated nostrils framed by eyes underlined in a grain of
coffee. Small mouth ajar. Presence of ears supporting
buckles. (Surface wear, good condition)
Provenance:
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s
Exhibition/Publication :
- Arte Precolombiana, Gallery 'La Palma', Locarno-Quai, Switzerland,
exhibition from May 30 to June 30, 1961, described under n°15
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STANDING ANTHROPOMORPHIC STATUE
Culture Jalisco, Western Mexico
Protoclassical, 100 BC-250 AD.
H. Hegira 43 cm
Creamy white and brick-red slip ceramic, glazed surface, and
heavy scale
Woman standing, arms spread apart, bare chest, breasts underlined with
big nipples. She's dressed in a simple loincloth extending into two...
Imposing thighs with strongly exaggerated feet. Very classic head of
the Jalisco culture, with the skull ritually deformed backwards. Long nose
right to the dilated nostrils framed by eyes underlined in a grain of
coffee. Small mouth ajar. Presence of ears supporting
buckles. (Surface wear, good condition)
Provenance:
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s
Exhibition/Publication :
- Arte Precolombiana, Gallery 'La Palma', Locarno-Quai, Switzerland,
exhibition from May 30 to June 30, 1961, described under n°15