The Treasury - Fine Pre-Columbian Art

9263. JALISCO LADY WITH MEDICAL CONDITION. West Mexico, 100 BC - 250 AD. The hunchbacked figure with protruding breasts seated on her knees wearing a loincloth and a cap which falls over her neck. Her left arm is outstretched and her right arm is held to the side of her head. Her back and shoulders are covered with areas of symmetrical protrusions. The piece expressively rendered in finely burnished red and cream glaze. Height 12 inches by 8 wide and 8 deep. All intact and original condition with no repair or restoration. A very interesting piece which represents a medical condition of the back and the shoulders, something Jalisco artists are known for. Provenance; Acquired from Harmer Rooke Galleries in the 1990's.