TL-test certificate no. 06210410, dated April 2010, by the Kotalla laboratory in Germany included
A finely modeled head fragment of a Valdivia female Venus figure. Mounted on a pedestal.
The Valdivia culture established in Ecuador 3000 years before Christ, the figurines were simple and compact in style, perhaps the most individualizing aspect of these figurines are the elaborate hairstyles.
Dimensions: HEIGHT 4 CM
Condition: Overall good original condition, a drilled hole to bottom for mount attachment.
Provenance: Collection Anton Roeckl, 1980, then property of Galerie Alt-Amerika in 2010