Chinesco Seated Figure, Type C,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
height 10 1/4in (26cm)
the delicate limbed figure modeled with a heart-shaped face with tiny puckered mouth, pierced nose and minute eyes, the small ears pierced for ornaments, wearing a finely crisscrossed loincloth and necklace, and adorned with raised armbands and necklace; painted in deep reddish-brown pigment.
Private California Collection, acquired prior to 1960.