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**Originally Listed At $500**

Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco culture, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. Hunch back solid pottery seated figure having a white slip surface with medium brown/red painted highlights. The figure is adorned with a headdress, nose ring, and applied armbands. In the Pre-Columbian world hunchback figures were highly revered. Their deformities were understood as signs that these individuals were indeed touched by the supernatural. Size: 3-1/2" H x 3-1/2" W.

Provenance: Ex-private Barker collection, New Mexico, USA

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#107323

Condition

Intact and excellent. Mineral deposits on surface.

Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Jalisco Hunchback Seated Figure, White Slip

Estimate $400 - $600Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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