Chinesco Seated Female Figure, Type A,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
height 16 1/4in (41cm)
leaning on delicate crossed arms resting on the knees, her relaxed expression showing small slit eyes and slightly open and smiling mouth, the face covered with distinctive eye mask and geometric designs on the cheeks, the coiffure with three projections on the forehead and on each side.
Lucia Meza-Ley, 1950's by descent
Cf. Von Winning (1974: figure 309) for the type.