**Originally Listed At $400**
Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Manabi, Bahia culture, ca. 500 BCE to 500 CE; Jamacoaque (Jama Coaque) culture, ca. 500 CE. A group of 2 hollow-molded pottery figures from ancient Ecuador. First is a nude Jamacoaque creamware standing male figure with delineated legs and exposed genitalia, a stocky body with curved arms, and a bulbous head with a prominent nose and pierced ears. Second is a seated Bahia figure covered in orange pigment while wearing a stippled cloak and donning a multi-pronged headdress atop the bulbous head. Size of largest (Bahia): 3.3" W x 5.6" H (8.4 cm x 14.2 cm).
Exhibited in "Artifacts of Ecuador: Collection of Col. William R. Cameron (Ret.), Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, January 8 to 29, 1977
Provenance: private California, USA collection, acquired in 2004; ex-private Gill family collection, Pebble Beach, California, USA, acquired in 1980; ex-Colonel William R. Cameron (Ret.) collection, California, USA, acquired in 1965 to 1968; exhibited in "Artifacts of Ecuador: Collection of Col. William R. Cameron (Ret.), Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, January 8 to 29, 1977
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