A Fine Chinesco Polychrome Female Figure, Type 'E', Seated on One Knee
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Protoclassic, 100 B.C. to A.D. 250.
A masterfully detailed Chinesco Type 'E' female figure with original red and black painted decorations on a creamy kaolin slip. The hair is very finely incised, and the overall work is indicative of a specific ancient Nayarit workshop or individual artist who created this sub-style.
Provenance: From a Tucson, Arizona Private Collection.
Dimensions: Height: 8+ inches (20.3 cm.)
Condition: There is some minor professional repair in the head area. This lady is in otherwise excellent condition.