Description & Technical information
Standing figure - OLMEC - Mexico - 900 - 600 B.C. - Pre-Columbian
Height : 14.1 cm
Width : 4.9 cm
Depth : 3 cm
Green spotted serpentine
Documents (originals) provided to the acquirer:
- Certificate of authenticity of the Galerie Mermoz,
Santo Micali, Expert, (CNE) Compagnie Nationale des Experts
- Certificate of Art Loss Register
- Passport of free circulation
- Microanalysis report
Sculpture representing a standing figure with bent forearms and hands resting on the chest. The fingers are marked with grooves. The legs are free.
The head is elongated by a ritual deformation of the skull. The mouth is fleshy. The corners of the lips are drawn downwards. The nose is straight and the nostrils are marked. The large coffee bean shaped eyes are engraved. The straight ears are protruding at the height of the facial line.
Date: 900 - 600 B.C.
Dimensions: 14.1 x 4.9 x 3 cm (5¹/₂ x 1⁷/₈ x 1¹/₈ inches)
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Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican and South American