Nicely adorned skirted Jamacoaque female. Arms outstretched at sides, wearing a large feathered headdress, nose ornament, earrings, necklace and wrist bands. Polychrome pigment decoration in blue-green, orange and white on a natural buff surface. Encrustation, reassembled from numerous original pieces with restoration over the break lines. Pedernales, Ecuador 500-800AD. Measures 25cm.
Ancient South America