Michoacan Pottery Standing Female

14939. 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 oversized 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: 6-3/4 inches H.+ custom mount. Ex Provenance: Ex S & V Friedman NYC collection, acq 1960s


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