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Pre-Columbian Tall Pihuamo Jalisco Figure Ex Sothebys '79

$1,995.00 or Best Offer 19d, $75.00 Shipping, 30-Day Returns

Seller: rodrogrs (758) 100%, Location: New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122241580109 Here is a tall, hand-modeled standing female figure decorated with red, brown and black paint. This imposing and solidly-modeled hollow figure weighs nearly 5 lbs (2k), stands stable and erect with truncated arms looped to her sides. There is long, black-painted hair behind her head and she is adorned with black-painted ear-ornaments,a domed cap surmounted by a small vent-hole, large "coffee-bean" eyes, prominent nose, open mouth and she is nude save for her red-painted barrel skirt. 14.5" (37cm) tall, 7" (18cm) wide and 3.5" (9cm) front-to-back. Without repair or restoration, this remarkable ancient effigy is in EXCELLENT CONDITION. Standing Female Pihuamo Figure Jalisco, West Mexico Protoclassic Period, 200 B.C.E. - 200 C.E. Provenance: Acquired by the seller at the New York City Sotheby's/Parke-Bernet Galleries in 1979. Comparables: Von Winning “Shaft Tomb Figures of West Mexico,” fig. 332. $75 shipping, Delivery Confirmation tracking and full insurance coverage within contiguous U.S.A. NY residents add 8.63% sales tax. Please use PayPal (within two days) for immediate shipment. Overseas buyer please add $100 shipping; customs or other importation costs are the sole responsibility of the buyer. Bidders with fewer than ten (or private) "feedback" listings must contact seller to verify ID or bid may be cancelled. GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITY The authenticity of this artifact is fully guaranteed by the seller, longtime Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers (retired), Certified Specialist in Pre-Columbian Art. Your antiquity will be shipped with a signed and registered Certificate of Authenticity. This seller has been a conscientious collector, educator and dedicated scholar of New World antiquities for over a half-century. He has complied with UNESCO, federal/local legislation and never consciously acquired, traded in or sold illicitly recovered antiquities. CAVEAT EMPTOR: The buyer is strongly advised to deal ONLY with reputable Pre-Columbian Art dealers and pay a legitimate price for authentic antiquities with legal provenance and bona-fide guarantees of authenticity. “Garage sale” prices for forgeries, reproductions or illegal material offered by uninformed or venal vendors are ultimately not bargains at all. If not to U.S. buyer’s satisfaction, figure may be returned as received within thirty days of purchase for a purchase price refund minus 10% restocking fee. Please view my other items and be sure to add me to your favorites list. Images may be enlarged to provide greater detail. All rights reserved for all countries. No part of the contents of this page may be reproduced without prior written permission of the seller. Copyright © Rod Rogers, 2016. Material: Terracotta, Provenance: SOTHEBY'S NYC 1979

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