Description

    Two Jalisco Red Painted Women

    Jalisco
    C. 200 BC-200 AD
    Painted Pottery
    11¾" Tall x 7¼" Wide and 11½" Tall x 8½" Wide

    One figure is in a highly unusual manner, the woman is seated wearing a skirt, holding her left arm over her shoulder, the hand on the back of her head while the right arm is extended directly out with an open palm and the thumb pointed upward. The woman's round breasts are prominently displayed and a slightly swollen belly indicate she is pregnant. The statue has some excellent repairs at the legs and skirt, and appears to be all original parts; painted in red, a white trim for skirt top, and with some surface erosion. The second figure depicting a seated woman, legs pointed to the right wearing a skirt and holding a large bowl on the right shoulder. The figure is covered with ancient deposits, with some resurfacing on the chest, and an area of fill on the jar.


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