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A group of three Large Manteno ceramic figurines

Lot 0395
A group of three Large Manteno ceramic figurines, Ecuador, c. AD 600 - 1200, the first is a seated male wearing a dome capped with spiked projection, a mortar and pestle in his hand, his ears are looped and with nose ring, his beard in two twisted elements; at back is a small spout. H: 9 1/4 in (23.6 cm). The second figure is seated cross-legged wearing collar with pendant and large ear spools, hair styled in ridges. H: 7 in (17.9 cm). The last is a headless figure seated with sash around torso and wearing bracelets, H: 5 3/4 in (13.8 cm). Ex Southern California private collection.


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A group of three Large Manteno ceramic figurines

Estimate $150 - $250May 04
Montrose, CA, USA