Chinesco Standing Figure, Lagunillas C Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
height 13in (33cm)
leaning slightly forward with proportionally large rounded outspread legs, the hands tucked into the waist, the face with serene expression and upturned nose adorned with nose rings, wearing a striped loincloth against a netted apron, armbands and raised tattoos on the shoulder; painted overall in brown-orange, tan and black.
Private New Jersey Collection, acquired in the 1960's
Cf. Townsend (1998: Cat. no. 209) and Sotheby's, May 2010, Lot 54