The Genius Of Man The Genius Of Man

A CLASSIC NICOYA POLYCHROME EFFIGY

A CLASSIC NICOYA POLYCHROME EFFIGY


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492: Item # 1297603

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The Genius Of Man
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P.O Box 403
Hillsboro, N.M. 88042
575-652-7728

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$975.00

A fantastic male effigy figure from Costa Rica dating C.A. 500 A.D. - 1000 A.D. He stands 8 1/2" in height with very little paint loss. He is decorated with geometric patterns which may represent tattoos or textiles. The broad hat has classic textile decoration designs in all aspects. The head was broken off and cleanly and professionally reattached. He has no overpaint or fill and there are numerous mineral deposits attesting to age. The figure is beautifully modelled and he projects confidence, calmness, strength, and serenity. His curved arms that return to rest on his hips gives the piece an elegant flowing visual impact. An all around great piece for any collector of the best.