EXCEPTIONAL ACROBATE Olmec culture, Mexico... - Lot 40 - Binoche et Giquello

Lot 40
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EXCEPTIONAL ACROBATE Olmec culture, Mexico... - Lot 40 - Binoche et Giquello
EXCEPTIONAL ACROBATE
Olmec culture, Mexico
Middle Preclassic, 900-400 B.C.C.
Brown soapstone with beautiful patina
H. 23 cm - W. 26 cm
Olmec contortionist, brown steatite with beautiful patina, Mexico
H. 9 in - W. 10 ¼ in
Provenance:
Acquired by current owner in 2003
Marisol Stokes, Nyack, acquired by inheritance in 1989
Milton Arno Leof, Cuernavaca
Publications:
Taube, Karl A., Olmec Art at Dumbarton Oaks, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Washington D.C., 2004, p. 155, fig. 69b.
Coe, Michael D. et al, The Olmec World - Ritual and Rulership, The Art Museum, Princeton University in association with Harry N. Abrams Inc, New York, 1995, p. 71, fig. 5 and p. 168, fig. 40.
Exhibitions:
The Olmec World: Ritual and Rulership
The Art Museum, Princeton University, 16 December 1995 - 25 February 1996
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 14 April - 9 June 1996
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