13626. Jamacoaque Female Pottery Effigy Figure
Ecuador, Ca. 500 AD.
A lovely example of a standing female with arms out at sides, her face with broad pleasing features, ear and nose ornaments. She wears a smooth wig with long lappets at either side blue striped skirt, and thick cord necklace. Size 12-7/8 inches H.+ custom mount. Cp. Pre-Columbian Art of South America by Alan Lapiner and EQUATEUR LA TERRE ET L'OR, L'exhibition, Paris, 1989 no. 32 for similar examples of this type. Ex lifetime coll of Drs. NYC