Description
ANTHROPOMORPHIC HEAD
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 30 - l. 16
Brown ceramic and black bituminous paint.
Face surmounted by a braided cap. Under the superciliary arches
underlined in slight relief, two eyes frame an aquiline nose. Mouth
open to reveal the dentition. Around the neck, necklace imitating
beads. Breasts underlined by two small pastillages. On the reverse side, large
Rectangular opening. Visible chips, surface wear.
Origin :
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s.
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960-1970s
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ANTHROPOMORPHIC HEAD
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 30 - l. 16
Brown ceramic and black bituminous paint.
Face surmounted by a braided cap. Under the superciliary arches
underlined in slight relief, two eyes frame an aquiline nose. Mouth
open to reveal the dentition. Around the neck, necklace imitating
beads. Breasts underlined by two small pastillages. On the reverse side, large
Rectangular opening. Visible chips, surface wear.
Origin :
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s.
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960-1970s