23 May 2007
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
JALISCO SEATED COUPLE
PROTOCLASSIC, CA. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
each leaning slightly forward, the female with short arms to the sides and rounded shoulders decorated with tattoos, solely clothed with a patterned headdress and ear ornaments, painted in cream and deep orange, the cross-legged male with right hand raised and placed before his lips, with similar scarification, adorned with a peaked helmet and ear flares, painted in deep oranges with details in black.
Heights 18 in. and 19 1/2 in. (45.6 cm. and 49.7 cm.)
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