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P-3820 A FINE COLIMA FIGURAL INCENSARIO, EL CHANAL STYLE, POSTCLASSIC,

ca. A.D. 900-1200. Height: 15 in. (38.1 cm.)

Provenance: Formerly in the Peter G. Wray Collection, Scottsdale, Arizona. Cf. See F. Easby & J. Scott, Before Cortes, fig. 264, Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. 1970 for the type.

Price: $12,500.

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The seated male figure has an intense facial expression, his globular head surmounted by a brazier, and is pigmented with a yellow ochre against a reddish brown upper facial area and a white collar. The burner is painted with broad black and white stripes.