13627. Fine Bahia Pottery Polychrome Seated Figure
Ecuador, Ca. 500 AD.
Molded ceramic in the form of a seated figure holding hands to body and wearing a long bag wig and necklace.. Remains of ochre and yellow applied pigments. Size 7-3/4 inches high. Ex Drs. lifetime Collection. Excellent condition and ancient surface. Cp. Pre-Columbian Art of South America by Alan Lapiner and Amerindian Signs, 5000 Years of Pre-Columbian Art in Ecuador by Valdez for similar examples of this type.