A Tlatilco redware sculptural vessel in the form of a contortionist.
Mexico, Preclassic, circa 1250-900 B.C.
Exhibited & Published:
Eight Major Museum Catalogues across Europe, 1959-60,
including Tresors d'Art Precolombien, Paris, 1959.
Coe, Michael D., The Jaguar's Children: Preclassic Central Mexico, The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1965.
Von Winning, Hasso, & Stendahl, Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America, Abrams, New York, 1968.
The Art Museum, Princeton University, The Olmec World: Ritual and Rulership, Princeton, NJ, 1995.
Height: 15 inches (38.1 cm)