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Nayarit Pottery Figures - Seated Man & Standing Mother

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Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Nayarit, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. A set of 2 hand-built pottery figures, each standing atop delineated legs. The first figure holds a sizable pipe or wind instrument to their lips while the second, taller figure depicts a mother wearing a striped skirt and headband while holding a petite child in her arms. Each figure is decorated with red and cream-hued pigment to create a wondrous bichrome presentation. Size of largest: 2" L x 4.25" W x 5.6" H (5.1 cm x 10.8 cm x 14.2 cm)

Provenance: private New York, New York, USA collection, acquired from Lands Beyond Gallery, New York, USA

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#181273
Condition Report: Both figures with minor abrasions, light fading to pigment, and light earthen deposits, otherwise intact and very good. Great preservation to overall forms. Previous inventory labels on each figure.

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Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Nayarit, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. A set of 2 hand-built pottery figures, each standing atop delineated legs. The first figure holds a sizable pipe or wind instrument to their lips while the second, taller figure depicts a mother wearing a striped skirt and headband while holding a petite child in her arms. Each figure is decorated with red and cream-hued pigment to create a wondrous bichrome presentation. Size of largest: 2" L x 4.25" W x 5.6" H (5.1 cm x 10.8 cm x 14.2 cm)

Provenance: private New York, New York, USA collection, acquired from Lands Beyond Gallery, New York, USA

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#181273
Condition Report: Both figures with minor abrasions, light fading to pigment, and light earthen deposits, otherwise intact and very good. Great preservation to overall forms. Previous inventory labels on each figure.

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