Olmec Pottery Seated Baby

 

12952. Olmec Pottery Seated Baby

Middle Preclassic, Las Bocas, Circa 1150 to 550 BC

A hollow molded infant figure of naturalistic form seated with head slightly upturned with hand on hips in gesture as is the classic iconography. Overall tan slip painted gray pottery. Leg repaired, head reattached else really fine example. Size 12-1/4 inches H.

See 'Little People of the Earth; Ceramic Figures From Anicent America', Denver Art Museum, show catalog for simliar examples.

TL test + (Thermoluminescence test positive) included.

$9,500

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