Chinesco Seated Female Figure, Type B,Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Lot 2
Chinesco Seated Female Figure, Type B,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Chinesco Seated Female Figure, Type B,Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Lot Details
Chinesco Seated Female Figure, Type B,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Earthenware with reddish-brown slip and painted highlights
height 10 3/4in (27.3cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Beverly Hills, acquired in the 1960s

Seated on her knees with slender arms resting on her pregnant belly, her shoulders decorated with tattoos and wearing a painted necklace, her face with nose rings and characteristic meditative expression with diminutive slit eyes; the reddish-brown slip highlighted with remnants of a band of painted "X" design on the back.
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Contacts
  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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