|Circa 600 to 800 AD, Gulf coast of Mexico|
Impressive sized male buff clay figure with black bitumen painted details. He stands erect with arms at sides and has strong facial features, chin strap helmet and ears pools. He is also adorned with a yoke type collar with single bandolier strap across chest, and slippers on feet. Each arm bears three banded bracelets or ligatures.
|Location of Origin: Latin America|
|Dimensions: 33 3/4 inches (85.7cm) H. + custom mount.|
|Primary Classification: Ancient Art, Antiquities : Pre-Columbian Antiquities|
|For more on Vera Cruz see Ancient Art of Vera Cruz, Ethnic Arts Council of L.A., 1971. Also see Ceremonial Sculpture of Ancient Vera Cruz, Hillwood Art Center, Long Island University, 1987.|
|Provenance: Private Texas collection, Ex. Sotheby’s, 1980.|
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