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Authentic Pre-Columbian Jalisco Culture Seated Nude Male ca. 300 BCE-300 CE- 9.1" tall ex-Schmitt collection w/ COA Ameca-Etzatlan type

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Authentic Pre-Columbian Jalisco Culture (present day Western-Coast of Mexico) seated mourning figure. This Ameca-Etzatlan style artifact dates from the proto-Classic period (300BC-300 AD). This highly burnished pottery male figure sitting nude with bent and splayed legs. His face peers forward with generously-lidded eyes while cupped ears project from his temples. Deep russet pigment adorns the figure, and areas of fire-darkening add a pop of darker color. Size: 7.7" W x 9.1" H (19.6 cm x 23.1 cm) Excellent provenance (ex-Marc Amiguet Schmitt estate, Amiguet's Ancient Art) with certificate of Authenticity (see below). 

Provenance: Comes with certificate of authenticity from well respected gallery (where it was purchased) that deals in Antiquities. further provenance: ex-Marc Amiguet Schmitt estate, Amiguet's Ancient Art, Evansville, Indiana, USA, acquired prior to January 1, 2010

Condition: Repair to rear end with chips and light adhesive residue along break lines. Abrasions, nicks, earthen deposits, and fading to pigment commensurate with age, otherwise in very good condition. Nice preservation to overall form

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Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction houses-Guaranteed Authentic as described.

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