STANDING WOMAN WITH A VASE ON HER SHOULDER

COLIMA – Mexico

100 B.C. – 250 A.D.

  • Height : 45 cm
  • Width : 20.9 cm
  • Depth : 13.8 cm

Hollow brown terracotta with red brown slip and traces of manganese oxide.

Standing woman with naked breasts and dressed with a skirt falling to her feet. The skirt is decorated with two transversal bands, one crossing the front part of the skirt while the other one is on the inferior edge of the skirt. She is holding in her right hand a vase resting on her right shoulder with her right hand. Fingers and toes are marked by jags. The head is covered with a headdress. The elongated eyes and the mouth are formed by grooves. The nose is prominent and nostrils are pierced. The ears are prominent.