Olmec White Stone Figure

13739. Olmec White Stone Figure

Guerrero, Mexico. Period: Ca. 1000-600 BC.

Carved white stone with blue-green jadeite veining, standing figure with arms held to his sides, knees slightly bent. Tapered head with relief carved, expressive facial features. Overall scattered areas of surface deposits. Some remaining traces of red-orange pigment between his arms. Ancient long chip on the front of left forearm, otherwise intact, exc. cond. Custom bronze base.
Size: 7-1/2 inches (19cm) H. x 3 inches (7.62cm) W.
Provenance: Private FL. collection. Ex. Barry Kernerman, Toronto. Ex. Samuel Dubiner collection, Tel Aviv, Israel, acquired 1960s.

$2,850


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