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Chorrera Figure Ecuador , Ceramic Vessel Ancient

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Chorrera Figure Ecuador , Ceramic Vessel Ancient
Ceramic human figures are represented by the Chorrera people with rounded, full volume forms with minimum anatomical details. This figure stands tall, approx 12.5 inches! The broad head has a plain, tight fitting cap, the facial features are simply modeled however seem to be re-constructed. The pierced earlobes are very common on Ecuadoran figures and as in this example has ear spools. It is a genderless figure which is decorated with incised lines on the upper and lower section of the body (perhaps indicating a textile pattern). A brownish/red pigment is rubbed into the matte surface on the head, arms, and legs. Hands are re-attached and has some minor cracks to the surface. Otherwise intact. Dates to approx 500 BC.

Provenance: Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)



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