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Casas Grandes Seated Human Effigy Jar w/ Relief Limbs, 1150 - 1450CE

Pre-Historic, Mexico Chihuahua State, (Paquime region) Casas Grandes 1150 – 1450CE. Human male effigy jar with extremely rare dimensional relief legs and arms. Cream slip over earthenware with red and black paint in naturalistic patterns depicting a coat and headband. The reverse with continued pattern and spade to center. Size 7" H x 6 3/4" W x 6 1/4" L

For a similar examples see the Smithsonian Institute, a large number of Casas Grande Jars with some examples including rare detached limbs. (Catalog Number 4/7234)

Ex-Private Oregon Collection, Southern California Collection

Condition: Crack to back of piece, stable.