A striking Jalisco standing female effigy from Western Mexico dating Ca. -350B.C. -250 A.D.
She stands a full 12" in height Her prominent buxom chest is decorated with spiral elements.
Her feet are tucked under and projecting to the rear. She is wearing a short brown skirt,
raised bracelets on both forearms,a close fitting cap, earspools, and a cord around her neck which terminates in a perforated disc on her chest. The necklace cord retains some of the original red pigment. The base color is buff with medium brown designs on the torso and palms of her hands.
Her mouth is slightly ajar exposing her teeth. The sculpting of the mouth, eyes, nose, and ears is finely executed. Her nose is prominent but thin and aquiline. She has a slightly no nonsense serious expression on her face. Scattered mineral deposits attest to her great age. A quality piece for a more than fair price....compare and you will see.