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**Originally Listed At $350**

Pre-Colima, West Mexico, Jalisco and Colima - Pihuamo style, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. A lovely pair of ancient pottery figures from the indigenous of West Mexico. First a seated Colima bichrome figure with hands placed on knees, donning a white loin cloth, and facing forward with coffee bean shaped eyes, a prominent nose, pursed lips, and a cap-like headdress or coiffure. Joining this figure is a kneeling Jalisco female, nude with prominent breasts and attenuated arms, presenting a tranquil visage comprised of coffee bean shaped eyes, a relatively naturalistic nose, slightly parted lips, large ears, and a short-cropped coiffure. Size: Jalisco figure measures 7" H (17.8 cm); Colima figure measures 6" H (15.2 cm)

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection

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#131399

Condition

Normal surface wear commensurate with age. Nice manganese deposits on Jalisco figure especially. Inventory number "329" written in black on back of Pihuamo figure.

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Lot of 2 Pottery Figures - Jalisco & Colima Pihuamo

Estimate $700 - $1,050Dec 20, 2018