Three Colima Stone Figures,<br>Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
Lot 2191
Three Colima Stone Figures,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
Sold for US$ 2,074 inc. premium
Lot Details
Three Colima Stone Figures,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
heights: 2 1/4, 2 1/2 and 2 5/8ins (6.7, 6.5 and 6.8cm)
most likely jade, each stylized seated figure (two males and one female) with openwork arms resting on upraised legs, rounded faces with circular drilled mouths and eyes and projecting noses, two figures pierced on the back for suspension as jewelry.

Provenance:
Yen-Ley Collection
Lucia Meza-Ley, 1950's by descent

Cf. Townsend (1998: fig. 13)

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  1. Fredric Backlar
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