Large Jalisco Seated Wrestler, Ameca-Etzatlán Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
height 20 1/4in (51.5cm)
sitting with a grin revealing his teeth, with muscular shoulders, his knees raised, holding a cup in his right hand below his mouth, the left arm resting on his left knee, wearing a hat, bands at the arms and beaded bands below the knees; painted overall in reddish-brown, the face light brown, with magnesium oxide deposits throughout the surface.
Private Collection, Beverly Hills, acquired during the 1960s