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Lot 0141
Middle Preclassic period, ca. 900-300 B.C., carved in serpentine, the figure standing with large elongated head, pierced ears, arms at his side, triangular 'loincloth', and shortened legs that bend backwards



For a similar treatment of 'loincloth', see the standing figure in the Dumbarton Oaks collection, accession number PC.B.014; For a similarly modeled figure, see the jade anthropomorphic figure in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, accession number M.71.73.327
h. 5-3/4 w. 2-1/2 d. 1-3/8 in.

Condition

one foot chipped

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PRECOLUMBIAN OLMEC GREENSTONE FIGURE

Estimate $500 - $700Jul 22, 2018