14355. Michoacan Pottery Standing Female
West Mexico, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. to A.D. 250
Solid hand modeled figure with soft pleasant face, standing nude; her hands at her sides; her breasts exposed. She wears large painted beaded collar and openwork ear ornaments. Compare similar example in 'Little People of the Earth, Ceramic Figures from Ancient America' Denver Art Museum, 1991 exhibition. Size: 5-3/4 in H.+ custom mount. Chip toe else intact. Ex Collection of Jane Susskind-Narins, Acq Sothebys New York, Feb 24, 1982, Antiquities, Pre Columbian, Ethnographic and Later Works of Art sale no 4807Y, lot 137 illustrated.