Description
WOMAN'S BUST
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 35 cm - W. 16 cm
Dark brown and light brown ceramics. Traces of oxidation and residue of
red pigment.
Female bust decorated with ornamental motifs in relief around the
breasts. Face topped with a frontal band having a deformation
ritual of the skull. Superciliary arches extending over an aquiline nose.
adorned with a nariguera. Eyes like coffee beans, mouth open leaving
appear the dentition. Broken glued head, visible lacks, wear of
surface.
Provenance:
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960-1970s
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WOMAN'S BUST
Culture Veracruz, Remojadas Style, Gulf Coast, Mexico
Classical, 450-650 A.D.
H. 35 cm - W. 16 cm
Dark brown and light brown ceramics. Traces of oxidation and residue of
red pigment.
Female bust decorated with ornamental motifs in relief around the
breasts. Face topped with a frontal band having a deformation
ritual of the skull. Superciliary arches extending over an aquiline nose.
adorned with a nariguera. Eyes like coffee beans, mouth open leaving
appear the dentition. Broken glued head, visible lacks, wear of
surface.
Provenance:
- Alfred Stendhal Gallery, Los Angeles, 1960s
- Franco Monti Collection, 1960-1970s