© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1574
WOODEN FEMALE FIGURE - CHANCAY, PERU, C. 1000-1200 AD
Carved and painted wood
Chancay, Peru, c. 1000-1200 AD

Light color wood depicting a standing female figure with differentiated legs and big head. Of prominent nose and eyebrows, with painted eyes below, remains of red facial paint. Mounted on wood base. The ancient artisan used only minimal cuts to express the essential elements of human form and expression, lending a timeless and appealing sense of style to this piece.

Dimensions: HEIGHT WITHOUT BASE 38,5 CM, WIDTH 11 CM
Condition: extensive patina, a long crack goes from the pelvis to the forehead, two drilled holes in the legs for mount attachment
Provenance: Vogler Collection, 1980, then property of Galerie Alt-Amerika in 2013

Nachverkauf:  € 1.300

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