Nayarit Terracotta Seated Mother and Child

14627. Nayarit Terracotta Seated Mother and Child

West Mexico, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250

A lovely molded mother holding a child seated in her lap. She is a large solid figurine, all hand modeled and with fancy ear and nose rings, and turban headdress.
Good remains of painted engobe slip pigment and deposits to surface.

Size: 14 inches Height

Provenance: Ex Collection of Judith Meister, Highland Park, Illinois, acquired between 1950s-1994; thence by decent.


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