500 BC - 500 AD - Ecuador
Pre-Columbian pottery head of a dignitary with traces of red, yellow and blue colour pigment, which is very rare.
The individual has a deliberately deformed skull.
The cranial deformation was achieved by tightly wrapping the head of infants.
Includes a custom made quality display stand.
Dimensions: 8,5 cm high - 6 cm wide.
Provenance: French auction
In private collections since or before 1990.
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