DescriptionA CASAS GRANDES POLYCHROME FEMALE EFFIGY JAR
c. 1200 - 1450
with legs extended and arms modeled over the body, painted in deep red and black against a tan slip, decorated with panels of geometric motifs suggesting textiles, including a sash across the mid-section and headband above the brows, typical geometric design around the back
Illustrated: Secrets of Casas Grandes, Melissa S. Powell, ed., p. 117.
Height: 9 inches
In overall good condition. Several cracks and glue repair evident. Restoration apparent. Chips to the figure's toes and nose and along the vessel's rim. Surface with black substance mottled over one side, the proper right side of figure, inside and out. Otherwise surface with usual wear, including abrasions and pitting, some affecting painted design.
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