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    Colima Male Thinker

    Colima
    Ça 200 BC-200 AD
    Slipped Ceramic

    8½" High x 8¾" Wide

    The ancient artist stretched and distorted this figure to bring its head to its right knee in the pose we have called "The Thinker". No one knows what state of mind or body is represented by these curious sculptures, but they are fascinating. The figure's right hand supports his chin and his left hand rests on his left thigh. The figure is in very good condition. Time has adorned its surface with rich patina.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2010
    5th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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