Lot 231: Pair of excellent Valdivia busts from Ecuador
November 6, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A pair of excellent Valdivia busts from Ecuador, ca. 3000 - 1200 BC. They are 2 in high and represent two distinct stylistic types. One is from a burnished red 'Venus' figurine, the other is highly detailed and retains pigment remnants. Each is individually mounted. Ex Alex Acevedo collection. Cf. Valdez 'Amerindian Signs', page 29.
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