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Colima Hunchback Figure

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
22
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Colima Hunchback Figure, Protoclassic, c. 100 BC-500 AD, seated and leaning forward with legs crossed and arms resting on his knees, displaying full barrel chest with raised pectorals, with open slightly upturned mouth, small nose and eyes, and large ears, a spout projects from the top, painted overall brown, ht. 14 3/4 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Columbus, Ohio; purchased from Fenn Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1984.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Head and right ear has been re-attached, left ear plug chipped.


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Keywords

Columbus, Santa Fe, Pectoral

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