Chinesco Style (Type C) Nayarit Terracotta Standing Figure - PF.1115, Origin: Nayarit, Mexico, Circa: 300 BC, Dimensions: 9.5" (24.1cm) high, Catalogue: V4, Collection: Pre-Columbian, Style: Chinesco (Type C), Medium: Terracotta. Like a reveler in an ancient masquerade, this mysterious woman appears before us in disguise. What has induced her to hide her true identity through the ages? What secrets might she tell us about the rituals of her vanished world if only we could coax her to speak? She reveals nothing, though charming us even in her silence. In her presence, we will continue to wonder, to imagine, to dream about her mysterious past.
Ancient Central America & Mexico