Lot 414
Western Mexico, Pre-Columbian Jalisco Ceramic Figure
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 300 B.C. - 200 A.D., burnished red ware, depicts a seated man holding a bowl in his left hand.

14.25 in.

From the collection of the late Dr. & Mrs. Bernard Epstein, Great Neck, New York

Sold by W & J Sloane, Inc. of New York City on December 1, 1966 as an "Authentic Pre-Columbian sculpture" according to the sales receipt. Starting in the late 19th century, Sloane sold fine furniture, decorative arts, and accessories to New York's elite.

Examination under black light reveals a repaired break to the figure's lower right leg and some areas of paint touch-up on the chest and bowl; small glossy area of paint on figure's right temple. Overall very good estate condition.

$300 - 600