Colima Flat Female Figure,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
height 15in (38cm)
with wide legs tapering downward to pointed feet, broad shoulders with diminutive arms curling forward, the facial plane with circular, slit eyes and projecting nose above a diminutive slit mouth, wearing a hat, earrings, beaded necklace, rosettes on each shoulder and bands on each arm; buff surface with black painted linear decoration on the lower two-thirds.
Private Collection, California, 1960's