This seated female is an outstanding example of the Type 'B' "Martian" variety of Chinescos, with incised hair and hairline contrasting white and dark brown pigment against an overall red slip. She is adorned with necklaces, a nose ring, and an intricate mottled white decoration on her skirt, with her hands upon her belly.$8500
Lagunillas (Chinesco type 'B'), West Coast Culture, Nayarit, Mexico, Protoclassic, circa 100 B.C. to A.D. 250.
H 12IN x W 6.5IN
H 30.48CM x W 16.51CM
1) Private Collection, New York. 2) Ancient Art of the New World, New York.
Left leg rejoined. Otherwise excellent condition.