This clay piece is hollow with a brown coloring and covered in an earthen patina. The facial areas by the corners of the mouth have parallel lines that, it is thought, may represent body marks of a particular kind. On top, a crown-shaped motif.
1800s - Early 1900's
6 1/2" x 3 1/2
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