A LARGE AND EXCEPTIONAL JALISCO SEATED FEMALE FIGURE WITH FINE TATTOOING, AMECA GREY TYPE.

 

This Jalisco woman, kneeling with one hand on her jaw and the other on her belly, has striking tattooing around her eyes, her neck and intricately designed upon her youthful breasts. She displays a serene expression with lips slightly parted and a blissful gaze. The light brown slip contrasts with the black pigmented headdress and the unslipped buff skirt.

$6,500.00

ORIGIN

Jalisco, Ameca Group, West Coast Cultures., Jalisco, Mexico, Protoclassic, circa 100 B.C. to A.D. 250.

DIMENSION

H 19IN
H 48.26CM

PROVENANCE

Acquired from the distinguished Pre-Columbian Art Collection of Federico Bermudez, an attorney, formed in Houston Texas during the 1960s.

CONDITION

Excellent.