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    Standing "Sheep Face" Jalisco Woman

    Jalisco
    C. 200 BC-200 AD
    Pottery with Red Paint
    15¼" Tall

    The solid body female stands erect with tall slanting forehead, the hair bound with a band of cubes and decorated with three appliqués, the face is elongated into a sharply pointed nose, pointed ears with large notched flares, the stubby arms extend only slightly lower than the breasts, the torso coming to accentuated buttocks and thick legs with notched toes. Overall painted in a deep red and retaining cream details on the headdress, necklace, facial tattoos, and bands at the waist and thighs. The backside and front with surface flaking and a chip to the nose; due to the fragile nature of the paint for this style of votive effigy, she has an exceptional amount of original paint.


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    Auction Dates
    September, 2011
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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