The Genius Of Man The Genius Of Man

A STUNNING EL FAISAN VERACRUZ STANDING FIGURE


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CULTURE: Veracruz / El Faisan ORIGIN: Veracruz / Mexico AGE: Ca.600 - 900 A. D. PROVENANCE: EX. Hy Zaret Collection, Westport, Ct. SIZE: 10 1/4" in height DESCRIPTION: A solid molded pottery figure with hollow head depicting a standing figure wearing and ankle length skirt, a headdress with long hairlock on the right side, and a double strand neklace. She is bare chested, arms held to the side, tan ground with red painted geometric pattern on the skirt, additional red geometric decoration on the headdress with large circles on the cheeks. Bitumen highlights on the face, hairlock, and necklace. Repaired from four original pieces with restoration over the breaklines. The right foot and three fingers on the right hand restored, Includes custom metal base. For the connoisseur who collects only the rarest and finest.