23 May 2007
LAS BOCAS SEATED FIGURINE
MIDDLE PRECLASSIC, CA. 900 - 600 B.C.
with rounded legs widespread, the right hand raised and clenching the back of the neck, the head turned to the left with lips parted as if in speech, sunken almond-shaped eyes and with striated coiffure; covered overall in creamy kaolin slip with extensive remains of red pigment.
Height 6 1/2 in. (16.4 cm.)
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The Art Museum, Princeton University, 1989 - 2004
Post Lot Text
Cf. Jaguar's Children, pl. 184a, for the posture
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