Jalisco Pottery Armored Warrior
West Mexico, Protoclassic Ca. 100 BC to 300 AD
Large hollow pottery standing warrior wearing barrel armor and a crested helmet, and holding a long pointed spear with both hands. Cream ground with painted red-brown highlights. Some remaining traces of painted black geometric decoration and facial decoration.
Size 15 inches H.
Fine example in original condition. A true Museum quality piece.
Ex. Carolyn and Walter Foxworth collection, acquired 1960s - 80s.
Compare, The Shaft Tomb Figures of West Mexico, by H. Von Winning for similar examples