Lot 6875

A Mexican seated hollow figure, Nayarit shaft tomb culture, 200 B.C. - 500 A.D.

Works of Art, Antiquities | O88kua | Online auction | 884 Lots


Seated voluminous figure, the forearms resting on the knees. With an opening at the head. The face is worked out in detail. Brownish to red clay. Minimal old chip on the rim of the vessel above the left eye, otherwise intact and without additions. Old mark on the bottom (presumably 2nd half of the 19th century): "From the National Mus. Mexico, found near Guerclájo". Height 22 cm.

Provenance: From an old family estate in southern Germany. Acquired in the 1950s in London. According to the label on the base, already in a German collection before 1900.

Condition: II Questions about the lot?

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Our online auction "Works of Art, Antiquities" includes 893 lots. The auction starts on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 10:00 am (CET). The pre-sale view will take place from June 16 -19, 2021 from 11 am to 17 pm (CET).