YEAR OF THE PIG
Pig is the twelfth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Pig include 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031, 2043... Pig is not thought to be a smart animal in China. It likes sleeping and eating and becomes fat.

Massim, Papua New Guinea

19th Century

Large Incised Wood Pig made from Tropical Hard-Wood. Pigs represent wealth in New Guinea.

 

Provenance: Ex John Friede, Coll.

H 11 x W 8 x L 24

$6,500

MYSTICAL BEINGS

Chinesco, Mexico

500 BC – 500 AD

Large standing Figure holding Hands over her Hips with Fine Painted Skirt & Tattooed Face.

 

Provenance: Ex Harry Franklin Coll. CA

H 13 x W 6

$23,500

Chorrera, Ecuador

1500 BC

Elegant Standing Male Figure incised and painted Dress.

 

Provenance: Ex Hirsch Coll. Germany

H 10 x W 5

$6,500

Guangala, Ecuador

1500 BC

Elaborate standing Female Figure with Gold & Jade Jewels.

 

Provenance: Ex Platt & Friedenberg Coll.

H 13.5 x W 6

$7,500

Viru, Moche 1, Peru

500 – 300 BC

Double Stirrup Spout Vessel depicting a standing King or Warrior With a Crown, Royal Ear Spools, Face Mask holding Shield & Club Rear Fine Line painted Jaguars. (#2279)

 

Provenance: Ex Eugene Lions, Switzerland

H 8.5 x W 6

$3,500

Chavin, Tembladera, Peru

1200 BC

Elaborate standing Female Figure with Gold & Jade Jewels. (#1908)

 

Provenance: Ex Westermann Coll. Germany

H 10 x W 5 x L 6

$6,500

Moche 1, Peru

100 BC – 100 AD

Fine Kaolin sculpted Dwarf w.  Abstract Face Mask. (#2132)

 

Provenance: Ex Westermann Coll. Germany

H 9 x W 6

$4,500

Moche 3, Peru

300 AD

Sitting Stirrup Vessel depicting “Aiapec” Hunchback with two snakes on it’s back. (#2162)

 

Provenance: Ex Westermann Coll. Germany

H 8 x W 6

$4,500

Moche 1, Peru

100 BC – 100 AD

Kaolin Stirrup Spout Vessel depicting a Portrait Face showing Fangs. (#2213)

 

Provenance: Ex Westermann Coll. Germany

H 8 x W 5

$4,500