San Juanito Style Jalisco Terracotta Pensada Sculpture - PF.0650 Origin: Western Mexico Circa: 300
AD Dimensions:9.25" (23.5cm) high Catalogue: V2 Collection: Pre-Columbian Style: San Juanito Medium: terracotta
The out of proportion head rests chin on knee, as
if to emphasize the sadness of the features. Is
this figure perpetually mourning the deceased
person she accompanied to the afterlife? By
taking the burden of sadness upon herself, she
frees the living to go about happier tasks.