Description
STATUETTE BUST
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 37 cm - W. 16 cm.
Brown-red and creamy-white ceramic, black bituminous paint.
Bare-chested woman, dressed in a simple loincloth tied at the belt. Face
rounded, projected forward: almond-shaped eyes at the pupil underlined in
relief, prominent nose and open mouth. Presence of a necklace. Two
Rectangular openings in the back of the skull and in the back. Head
broken-glued, black oxidation. Missing, visible splinters, wear and tear of
surface.
Provenance:
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960-1970's
Exhibition/Publication :
- Arte Precolombiana del Messico e Dell'America Centrale, Palazzo
delle Esposizioni, Rome, November-December 1960, described in the
n°905
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STATUETTE BUST
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 37 cm - W. 16 cm.
Brown-red and creamy-white ceramic, black bituminous paint.
Bare-chested woman, dressed in a simple loincloth tied at the belt. Face
rounded, projected forward: almond-shaped eyes at the pupil underlined in
relief, prominent nose and open mouth. Presence of a necklace. Two
Rectangular openings in the back of the skull and in the back. Head
broken-glued, black oxidation. Missing, visible splinters, wear and tear of
surface.
Provenance:
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960-1970's
Exhibition/Publication :
- Arte Precolombiana del Messico e Dell'America Centrale, Palazzo
delle Esposizioni, Rome, November-December 1960, described in the
n°905