A large Pre-Columbian Zapotec figure

Circa 300-600 CE; Monte Alban (Oaxaca, Mexico)
The standing figure depicted wearing a breechclout and sandals, a banded collar, earspools, nose ornaments, and a layered headdress surmounted by feather fans, mounted on a black acrylic base
Figure: 28" H x12.5" W x 11" D; Overall: 30.25" H x 13" W x 11.5" D

  • Provenance: Bonhams, San Francisco, Native American and Pre-Columbian Art, 06/04/07, lot 4552
    Sotheby's, New York, Pre-Columbian Art, 11/23/98, lot 154
  • Condition: Overall good condition with scattered scuffs, scratches, rubbed wear, inherent firing flaws, and weathering commensurate with age and use. Remains of gesso and red pigments. Small areas of restoration. Figure mounted on black acrylic base with Sotheby's label.

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