A JALISCO POLYCHROME SEATED MALE FIGURE, SAN JUANITO TYPE(83 views)
Description: This seated male figure, with highly stylized features, wears the long tasseled ear ornaments typical of this type, folds his arms across his knees in a meditative posture. He exhibits a tan slip with red and black slip decoration, particularly along the back of the neck with a design across the back and around the waist and legs.
Condition Report: Excellent, without restoration.
Notes: Originated in the region of San Juanito de Escobedo and Cuisillos, Jalisco, West Mexico.
Provenance: A Private San Diego County Collection of Pre-Columbian Art formed in 1969.
Dimensions: Height: 10 inches. (25.4 cm.)
Artist or Maker: Unknown ancient Jalisco artist
Medium: Ceramic, pigments
Date: Protoclassic. ca. 100 B.C. to A.D. 250.