This Mexican Chupicuaro portrays a female figure. Her facial features show her to have slanted eyes and her hair has a middle parting. Her hands are clasped together across her chest, while white and red pigments can be seen on the face and hair. The object is complete and undamaged, with two auction or collectors labels glued to the back of the body.
Date: Mexico c. 400-100 BC
Size: 77 mm
Provenance: Ex Seward Kennedy Collection, Norland Place, London.
Seward Kennedy (1925-2015) was a successful lawyer and passionate collector who over six decades, assembled a veritable cabinet of curiosities that filled his homes in London and New York City.