107: A Tlatilco Pottery Painted Female
Pre-Columbian, from the Central Highlands if Mexico, Middle Pre-Classic, ca. 1200-500 B.C. Seated with large rounded body and coffee bean eyes. 4-1/2”H, complete with custom mounted. Compare slimier example in The Jaguar's Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico. by Michael D. Coe, NY, Museum of Primitive Art, 1965.
Provenance: Ex Mr Ralph Fabacher and Mr Higford Griffiths, then gifted to the Museum of Fine Arts Houston in 1965 by Mrs. Alice Hogg Hanszen, then de-accessed.
This lot will be sold not subject to a reserve. The starting price is the price at which the item can sell.
Excellent surface pigment remains.