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Olmec Standing Figure, Las Bocas, Early Preclassic, circa BC 1200 - 900

Olmec Standing Figure, Las Bocas, Early Preclassic, circa BC 1200 - 900

Olmec Standing Figure, Las Bocas, Early Preclassic, circa BC 1200 - 900

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Olmec Standing Figure, Las Bocas, Early Preclassic, circa BC 1200 - 900


Height: 5 7/8 in (14.9 cm)

Very good condition overall; broken and repaired at the neck but otherwise fine. Traces of pigment visible to the headdress and the jewellery. Has a stand.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Alfred E. Stendahl, Stendahl Galleries, Los Angeles
Acquired from the above by the late 1960s