Lot n° 42
600 - 800
VERACRUZ, Mexique, 450-750 ap. J.-C.
Smiling, seated man, h. 10.5 cm, certificate Jean and Huguette RAMIE, 05/07/91. Seated figure in terracotta, arms raised and legs spread, placed on the ground. Happy face with full cheeks, engraved skullcap on the head, headdress with two points, one of which is erect and the other horizontal, ear ornaments, pearl necklace with a pendant on the plexus, well marked navel. The eyes are tapered and slightly slanted inwards. The nose is fine and the mouth is fleshy. Marked dimples accentuate the expressiveness of this face in ecstasy
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