|Peru, circa 800 to 1200 AD|
Carved wood standing male ancestor figures with lovely faces painted in red and black natural pigments. Excellent noses. Also wearing woven bird pattern textile bands over a chocolate gauze headbands.
Some old dormant inset loss to torso and face and legs, otherwise intact. Choice examples.
|Location of Origin: Latin America|
|Medium/Materials: wood, textile|
|Dimensions: 18 1/2 inches (47 cm) H. + custom mount|
|Primary Classification: African Artwork, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts : Latin American|
|Secondary Classification: Ancient Art, Antiquities : Pre-Columbian Antiquities|
|Compare with similar examples in Ancient Peruvian Wood Sculpture. A special exhibit in 1966 at Andre Emmerich catalog.|
|Provenance: Ex. Westermann collection.|
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121 Mount Vernon, Boston, MA 02108 USA
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