**First Time At Auction**
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala, ca. 400 to 100 BCE. A squat, hand-carved and string-cut anthropomorphic figure, created from a mottled verdant green stone with dark inclusions (probably diorite), shown in a seated position. Attenuated limbs are positioned comfortably, arms resting atop legs, and an integral block-shaped chair is situated below the main body. The wide torso supports a smooth and globular head, with a thin bridged nose and eyes flush with the rest of the face. Size: 2.625" H (6.7 cm).
Provenance: ex-Adeon Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA, acquired prior to 1970
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