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Lot 0067E
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. A fine Jalisco Ameca Gray type seated female figure, solely wearing a skirt, her bare breasts adorned with elaborate tattoos or body paint depicting abstract geometric designs. The figure presents a characteristically elongated head with boldly delineated, almond-shaped eyes, a naturalistic prominent nose, slightly-parted full lips, large cup-shaped ears, and a cap-like coiffure - covered in a cream slip with the black tattoo markings embellishing her breasts, lips, nose, and eyes as well as remains of black painted slip on her skirt and hair. Size: 4.375" W x 6.375" H (11.1 cm x 16.2 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Peter Arnovick collection, San Francisco, CA

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Condition

Stable cracks to slip at her waist. Small nick to upper end of right ear, pinky area of right foot, and fingers of right hand. Expected surface wear and manganese deposits as shown.

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$200.00

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Fine Jalisco Ameca Gray Pottery Seated Female

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