Lot of Six Pre-Classic Standing Figurines

    Colima, Jalisco, Olmecoid
    C. 200 BC-200 AD
    Buff and Slipped Ceramic
    4¾" to 7¾" Tall

    The collection includes three Colima figures, two Jalisco, and one Olmecoid, six total. The smaller Colima figure is a man holding a puppy. The figure has a reattached piece to the headdress, an arm with a surface line, and the dog with a chip to the ear; covered with nice deposits. Another Colima figurine is a standing man with arms against the belly, with chips to top rear of his head, otherwise, solid, and covered with ancient minerals. Third Colima is a man with a tall scooping head cover, a loin cover, and sash, and is intact, excellent. The two Jalisco figures include a standing woman with dotted ornaments on her shoulder, this figure with remains of yellow pigments, and having modern restoration to the loin covers; second Jalisco being a flat figure with a large toucan-like nose, repaired from a few breaks and missing an ear . Last figure is a hollow Olmecoid standing woman covered in a creamy beige slip, the hands on the belly indicating she is pregnant; this figure, probably of modern manufacture.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
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