A Jalisco conjoined male and female sculpture with seated male holding a drum between his legs (shamanic), and the female’s hands are held upon his shoulders. Both figures wear complex headdresses, necklaces, nose rings, with scarification (cicatrices) upon each of their shoulders. Surface is buff with remains of red paint, and are mottled with manganese oxide inclusions.$2950
Unknown Jalisco Ceramic Artist, Etzatlan, Jalisco, Mexico, Protoclassic, 100 B.C. to A.D. 250.
H 11.3IN x L 9IN
H 28.702CM x L 22.86CM
1) Ex-Sidney Newman Collection, Beverly Hills, California, co-author of The Shaft Tomb figures of West Mexico, with Hasso von Winning. 2) The Brisacher Family Collection of Pre-Columbian Art, Costa Mesa, California.