Lot 112
  • 112

An Olmec stone hunchback figure, Middle Preclassic, ca. 900-600 B.C.

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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Description

with high hump and head with compelling expression deeply set on the chest, thin right arm tightly bent against the body, the right leg missing and missing left arm reworked to a smoothed finish in ancient times; in speckled light green serpentine. 

Provenance

David Bramhall, 1976

Catalogue Note

For very similar hunchback figures see Coe (1995:60, fig. 19; Benson and de la Fuente (1996:122, fig. 1); and Brooklyn, 1966, fig. 8 for the Leff figure.

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