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Sale 2205 Lot 102

Large Chancay Pre-Columbian Standing Female Figure

possibly 1200-1450 A.D., Peru, with small hands and sculpted features, the mouth over-painted with a wider mouth, likely representing a whale shark, and with a decorative painted headband.
h. 23-3/4", w. 13-1/2", d. 4"

Provenance: Estate of Lin Emery, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

**Repair to proper left leg with accompanying losses. Several cracks: back of neck, lower back, back of proper right knee, back of right thigh. Scattered losses to paint. Overall surface soiling. All consistent with age, material and usage.

Sold for $1,250
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