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Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. Two mysterious ceramic female figures from the West Mexican shaft tomb tradition. Both are portrayed standing, their bodies decorated with white and dark, earthy red pigment that gives them clothing and jewelry. Applied details also give them round, spool-like earrings and huge, impressive headdresses on their elongated heads. Size of largest (they are very close in size): 5.5" W x 10.45" H (14 cm x 26.5 cm)

Provenance: private Stagecoach, Nevada, USA collection; acquired from 1985 to present from galleries such as Arte Primitivo, Art For Eternity, Butterfields, and Riverbend Gallery

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#128666

Condition

Headdresses have been repaired on both; otherwise they are intact. Nice deposits and remaining pigment.

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$400.00

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Pair of Jalisco Sheepface Female Ceramic Figures

Auction ended on Mon, Feb 26, 2018
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Estimate $800 - $1,200
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