Nayarit San Sebastian Pottery Seated Female

11366. Nayarit San Sebastian Pottery Seated Female

West Mexico, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. to A.D. 250

A fine female figure, she is seated on a bench leaning forward; hands held to hips. She features carefully incised hairdo and multiple ear ornaments. Sitting on a bench denotes a high status individual. She eludes a powerful air; leaning forward and with wide hips and jutting forehead. Remains of wax-resist designs on body to signify scarification or tattooing. Size: 17-1/2 inches (44.5 cm) Height. Excellent condition: Excellent dendritic deposits.
This San Sebastian red ware type is found on both sides of the Nayarit-Jalisco Border. Provenance: Ex C Friedricks, Santa fe New Mexico.

$2,000


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