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Pre-Columbian Michoacán Fragment // c. 200 BC Mexico

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Pre-Columbian. Michoacán, ancient Mexico. Archaic Period c. 200 BC. A fine ceramic female figurine, of the classic ”Double Eye" type. She is depicted with expressive features, wide eyes and mouth, with long hair, exposed breasts, wearing an ornate necklace and large headdress. Old collection tag on back. Figurine measures 2.5” high. Mounted in archival frame (frame measures 5.125” x 5.125”). Provenance: Ex. Lorenz Borenstein, New Orleans, collected in the 1950’s. Mr. Borenstein ran a gallery in the French Quarter of New Orleans during this period. With its original certificate of authenticity, bearing a drawing of the fragment done by Borenstein in 1963!

Product Details
  • Measurements
    5.25"L x 5.25"W x 1.25"H
  • OriginMexico

— Ex. Lorenz Borenstein, New Orleans, collected in the 1950’s.Ex. Lorenz Borenstein, New Orleans, collected in the 1950’s.
— Weight: 8.1 oz

Accompanied by a hand-signed certificate of authenticity which includes all the details, culture, dating, motifs/inscriptions when applicable, historical relevance, and provenance.

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    Final sale, not eligible for return or cancellation

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