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Lot 0062
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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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#126076

Condition

Age-commensurate surface wear, some roughness, with small chips to top of head and base, otherwise very good.

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$100.00

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Guerrero Mezcala Stone Seated Figure

Auction ended on Mon, Feb 26, 2018
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