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    Description

    A Veracruz/Aztec Seated Figure, Xantil
    c. 1300 - 1500

    Buff clay with traces of white pigments. The one-half life size monumental figure is seated with wrists resting on raised knees, palms facing each other, face with an alert, fully engaged expression, the mouth open as though vocalizing and showing top teeth, numerous body and head ornaments. The whole assembled from many original parts, visible in-fill and restoration to some jointures, many cracks left exposed, chips and losses throughout.

    Provenance:
    A Private Collection from Beverly Hills, CA

    Height: 24 ¾ inches


    Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000.

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    Auction Dates
    November
    16th Friday
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    13 Days 6h 9m
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