Lot 105
  • 105

A Chinesco Figure, Type C, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
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Description

the face painted with distinctive T-shaped design, and with a single lock of hair on the forehead, wearing thong loincloth.

Provenance

Acquired in the 1950's

Catalogue Note

For a figure with the exact style of facial design, see Kan, Meighan and Nicholson (1989:cat. no. 2), this type reportedly similar to the first Chinesco figure ever published by Lumholtz in 1902 (ibid:73).
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