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Mayan Sculpture of a Seated Man - PF.2376
Origin: Guatemala
Circa: 500 BC to 100 BC
Dimensions: 6.25" (15.9cm) high
Collection: Pre-Columbian
Medium: Terracotta

$3,600.00
Location: United States
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With a nose that commands our immediate attention, this delightful seated figure epitomizes the ancient Mayan artists' ability to transform the medium of clay into extraordinary works of art. Sitting comfortably, with chubby legs spread wide, arms resting on his thighs, this fellow exudes an attitude of amusement. His stout body shows signs of a pleasurable life, deftly sculpted by the Mayan artist who was equally skilled at creating a unique and expressive face. Framed by a dotted necklace, incised hair and a small headdress, ancient heavy-lidded eyes look out at the world, while the ever-present nose almost hides an entertaining smile. How fortunate we are that this lively figure has survived through the centuries, continuing to share with us his ancient humor, through the Universal language of body and facial expression. - (PF.2376)

 

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