Jalisco Joined Couple, Ameca-Etzatlán Style, Protoclassic, circa 100 BC - AD 250
40,000 - 60,000 USD
Property from the Estate of Patsy R. Taylor
Jalisco Joined Couple, Ameca-Etzatlán Style
Protoclassic, circa 100 BC - AD 250
Height: 14 1/2 in (36.8 cm); Width: 13 3/4 in (35 cm)
Overall excellent condition. Beautiful patina, coloring and modelling. Some small areas of apparent repair. Tip of the proper left side of female's nose shows some inpainting. Her left hand holding the bowl has some areas of inpainting on the backside. Some fingers appear repainted on the male figure's proper right hand and some fill to the rim of the cup. Areas of general incrustation still remaining on parts of the head, body, and clothing.
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