Description
IMPORTANT FIGURE SITTING WITH HIS LEGS IN A SUIT
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 250-650 A.D.
H. 37 cm - W. 25 cm
Red-brown ceramics with black bituminous material and residues of
white pigment
Sitting woman, bare-chested, wearing a simple skirt, hands resting.
on your knees. She's wearing an imposing necklace made of circular beads...
the central pendant certainly represents a head of a man.
monkey. Very classic head in the Veracruz culture: half-open eyes
with heavy eyelids, the iris underlined by black framing a long nose
aquiline with dilated nostrils. Mouth slightly open at the lips
thick black makeup. On the sides, rectangular ears
supporting circular loops. Simple top of the skull with a
large oval opening used when firing the object. (Small
visible acc.)
Provenance:
- Collection Franco Monti
Exhibition/Publication :
- Arte Precolombiana, Mesoamerica, Galleria Milano, Milan, exhibition
from January to April 1967, described under No. 30
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IMPORTANT FIGURE SITTING WITH HIS LEGS IN A SUIT
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 250-650 A.D.
H. 37 cm - W. 25 cm
Red-brown ceramics with black bituminous material and residues of
white pigment
Sitting woman, bare-chested, wearing a simple skirt, hands resting.
on your knees. She's wearing an imposing necklace made of circular beads...
the central pendant certainly represents a head of a man.
monkey. Very classic head in the Veracruz culture: half-open eyes
with heavy eyelids, the iris underlined by black framing a long nose
aquiline with dilated nostrils. Mouth slightly open at the lips
thick black makeup. On the sides, rectangular ears
supporting circular loops. Simple top of the skull with a
large oval opening used when firing the object. (Small
visible acc.)
Provenance:
- Collection Franco Monti
Exhibition/Publication :
- Arte Precolombiana, Mesoamerica, Galleria Milano, Milan, exhibition
from January to April 1967, described under No. 30