Chinesco Type D Figure
100 BC to 250 Ad
8″ tall by 7″ wide
A nice Chinesco Type D female figure from Nayarit, Mexico. She is sculpted in the birthing position with legs spread and resting on her knees.
The figure is well done with incised hair, earrings, armbands, a multistrand necklace and a nose ring. She has a cream slip with red paint.
Chinescos are known for their calm and serene expression such as the one shown here. They are classified into 5 categories. This example is a Type D with some Type C attributes.
A great piece that is in near perfect, as found condition. There are no breaks, repairs or restoration. Nice manganese deposits attest to her ancient age.
Ex Kirk Douglas collection from Beverly Hills, California. Acquired in the 1950s.
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