15330. Jamacoaque Pottery Votive Female Figure
Ecuador, Ca 500 AD
A beautiful example of a standing female with arms out at sides and with traces of red pigment remaining and a varied archaeological patina. She is well sculpted and wears a smooth bag wig, high skirt, tunic with patterning to sleeves, long neck cord, and ear and nose ornaments.
Size: 12-3/4 inches (32.5cm) H.
Provenance Private Collection, London, collected from the late 1950s through to the 1970s, from the London art market. Woolley and Wallis, Salisbury, 3 April 2012, lot 778. Romy Rey Collection, London.
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.
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