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Lot 0069
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Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Colima, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. A hand-built terracotta seated figure with a wide body, sinuous limbs, and a tall headdress. The figure is depicted enthroned inside of a drum-shaped, quadruped litter, denoting his significance and elevated societal status. Meant for interment within a shaft tomb of perhaps someone of importance, this is a wonderful depiction from ancient Western Mexico! Size: 4.1" H (10.4 cm).

Provenance: private Boulder, Colorado, USA collection; ex-Powers collection, Pacific Palisades, California, USA, acquired before 1994

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Expected age-commensurate surface wear, small chips to obverse rim of litter and some legs, and small areas of roughness, otherwise very good. Nice earthen and mineral deposits throughout.

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Fine Colima Pottery Figure Seated on Throne

Estimate $300 - $450Feb 26, 2018