Large Michoacan Pottery Pretty Lady

10776. Large Michoacan Pottery Pretty Lady

West Mexico, PreClassic, ca. 800 B.C. - 100 BC

Large solid pottery standing female figure depicted with a high double pointed hairdo and elaborate incised zigzag pattern headdress, painted red with white highlights. Scattered areas of mineral deposits on the surface.
Size: 8-1/4 inches H. + custom mount. Compare similar example in 'Little People of the Earth, Ceramic Figures from Ancient America' Denver Art Museum, 1991 exhibition.
Provenance: Ex Robert M. Peters collection.


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