Pre Columbian Pottery Veracruz Rare Infant Figure Black Painted 600 Ad Choice For Sale
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Pre Columbian Pottery Figurine Veracruz
V E R A C R U Z
Ca. 600 AD.
RARE VERA CRUZ INFANT
Solid hand formed red-brown pottery infant figure features an expressive face with large narrow almond shaped eyes and incised pupils accented with harlequin style black bitumen painted shadow. A large mouth with full parted lips and aquiline nose give a supernatural countenance. The infant wears a mohawk style hairdo--also painted black--large ear ornaments and ear spools, disc ornament on chest and covering genitals. The hands rest at its hips and below his hands the knees are painted in black bitumen. Its feet are held together as in a lying position.
Striking Piece with Excellent Eye Appeal.
Excellent Condition--completely intact.
Height: 3-1/4 in. (8.5 cm).
Custom Mounted--overall mounted height 4-7/8 in. (12.4 cm).
Ex Collection of an emigre Argentinian Artist to the US., acquired 1960's.
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Pre Columbian Pottery Veracruz Rare Infant Figure Black Painted 600 Ad Choice: $239