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Lot 0351

Description

An excellent Moche IV figure, c. AD 450 - 550, portraying a seated elder with hands resting on the knees. He is wearing layered clothing wrapped around his shoulders and is expressive face is rendered with wonderful artistic sensitivity, pointing to this being a portrait of a specific individual. H: 9 1/4 in (23.4 cm). Good paint, strong mineral deposits. Ex Llerena collection.

Condition

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  • 24.5%

An excellent Moche IV figure

Estimate $600 - $900Dec 07, 2019
Starting Bid $500
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Montrose, CA, USA
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