A Colima male figure

A hollow figure of a sitting male person with a bulbous body. Both hands under the chin. He holds an object in the mouth, probably a jade stone. A peyote cactus object is attached on the top of the head. Colima culture, West-Mexico. Buff coloured terracotta. Dated 300 BC  – 300 AD.

Ex private collection Amsterdam. Collected before 1975. Sold to Dick Meijer Antiquities in 2008. Ex private collection Ms. A. Rutten, Tilburg.

Solis, leyenaar e.a ‘Mexico een goddelijke reis’ Amsterdam 2002
‘Offers voor een nieuw leven’ Etnografisch Museum Antwerpen, 1998.

Height 27,5 cm.

€ 1.800,-

Very good, no cracks or repairs