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Standing male pottery figure

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Standing male figure (Coahuayana-style) with outstretched arm and hand holding a small spherical object (a ball?).

Provenance

February 2, 1970, purchased by Arnold H. Maremont, Chicago, from Alfred Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles; 1978, Maremont Collection to the Israel Museum, Jerusalem (acc. #B78.1538); May 14, 1996, sold by Sothebys New York, lot 121, to Lands Beyond Gallery, New York; sold by Lands Beyond Gallery to Hy Zaret; 2008, gift of Shirley Zaret to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift from the Collection of Shirley and Hy Zaret

Colima or Michoacan, Late Formative period, 300 B.C.–200 A.D.

Object Place

Colima or Michoacan, Mexico

Dimensions

Overall: 54.61 cm (21 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.198

Medium or Technique

Earthenware

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Pottery, Earthenware