ORIGIN: Ecuador, Manabi Province, Coastal Area
AGE: Ca. 500 B. C. - 500 A. D.
DESCRIPTION: An engaging prostate Jama-Coaque maiden. She measures 7 1/4" in length and is wearing a massive multi-strand necklace with a dangling center pendant, a nose ring, multiple ear cuffs, and a rounded semi-circular head piece with downpointing triangular tips. She has deeply incised kind almond shaped eyes. Original after firing pigments of white, and olive green are evident. This fetching little lady is highly unusual and would fit well into and collection of the beautiful and unusual. There has been very minor professional restoration to one of the tips of her head piece. PROVENANCE: The Lands Beyond Time Gallery.