STANDING NAKED WOMAN

MICHOACAN Mexico

400 B.C. – 100 A.D.

  • Height : 19 cm
  • Width : 7.7 cm
  • epth : 2.7 cm

Solid beige terracotta.

Sculpture representing a standing woman. The legs are lanky. The sex is visible. The waist is slim and the belly is slightly bulging. A large necklace falling between the breasts emphasizes the large bust. A choker with a locket and large circular earrings complete the set of jewels. The arms are short and the fingers are notified by grooves. The face has a rectangular shape. The mouth is open and the nose is sharp. The almond eyes are split and in relief. The hair, nicely done with a part in the middle, is tightened by a wide band with a checked motif.

Provenance:

-Ancient collection of Guy Joussemet.