Lot 786
Large and Important Pre-Columbian Jalisco Seated Figure
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Western Mexico, Protoclassic, circa 100 A.D., burnished red clay with remnants of original paint decoration, the male subject wearing a crested cap (or helmet) and being portrayed in such a relaxed pose that he appears to be engaged in conversation.

17.25 in.

Purchased from the Edward H. Merrin Gallery, New York City, in 1972. copies of Merrin's bill and correspondence are available.
The Collection of Dr. Malcolm Hardy, Chapel Hill, NC

Very small chips to the edges of the discs forming the headdress, else no apparent condition concerns. Examined under black light.

$2,000 - 3,000