STANDING FIGURE

CHUPICUARO – Mexico

400 – 100 B.C.

Height : 7.4 cm - Width : 3 cm - Depth : 1.4 cm

Brown terracotta.

Provenance

Former collection Guy Joussemet since 1965

Former collection Hugues Denis since 1970-1974

Galerie Mermoz Collection since 2006

Standing figure, the forearms are folded and the hands are placed on the chest. The fingers are marked by grooves. The legs are apart. The triangular shaped face is pushed into the shoulders. The mouth is opened. The nose is straight and long. The large eyes are oblique and shaped as coffee beans. The eyebrows are arched. He is adorned with circular earrings, tubular necklace and a wide bracelet on his right arm. The head is topped by a headdress composed of three engraved buns.