EXUBERANT VERACRUZ SMILING FIGURE W/ ARMS IN THE AIR
Origin: Mexico, Gulf Coast of Veracruz, Remojadas culture Provenance: Ex. collection of Dr. George Alan Solem, American malacologist (curator of invertebrates at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago) It is believed that Dr. Solem likely acquired the figure in the 1970's from either Harry Franklin Gallery in Beverly Hills or J.J. Klejman in New York.
Period: A.D. 600-900
Materials: slip painted ceramic
Description: In pristine condition! Presented on a custom round base (bottoms of feet are drilled for display).
Dimensions: Height 7.25" (18.5 cm), Width 6" (15.5 cm)