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Authentic Nayarit Artifact seated female figure ca.100 BCE to 250 CE -Pre-Columbian Artifact Ixtlan del Rio type

Regular price $725.00 USD
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Authentic Pre-Columbian Nayarit Culture statue dating from Protoclassic Period, ca. 100 BCE to 250 CE. This Ixtlan del Rio type Artifact depicts seated figure with armbands, tattooed necklace, head turban and earrings. Artifact stands approx. 7 3/8 inches (18.73 cm) in height, in overall reddish-brown with vibrant areas of yellow and cream colored striping still present. Figures head is characteristically over-sized and presents incised eyes, and solemn expression, piece is adorned by elaborate applied ornaments, tattoos across her visage, and a turban-like headdress. She/ He ? is additionally decorated with applied armbands, an choker-like necklace, painted/negative resist beaded necklace strands, and painted as well as applied bracelets. The level of detail achieved via negative resist is impressive, i.e. the striated motif on her arms and body, the curvilinear, striated, and zigzag tattoos along neckline - all done in a style distinct to the Ixtlan del Rio variety of Nayarit figures Piece has beautiful patina with areas of earthen mineral deposits along with manganese throughout. The level of detail is impressive, and all is executed in a style distinct to the Ixtlan del Rio variety of Nayarit figures. A beautiful example from the ancients of Western Mexico. Free domestic shipping! Released from private collection that has sold in New York City galleries as well as top auction-Guaranteed Authentic 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. Returns & exchanges Refunds and Exchanges We accept returns within 30 days of the purchase of the item. However, the buyer is responsible for shipping the item back to us and that cost will not be refunded. We will refund your money for the item as soon as we receive the item back. Please send the item back to us with tracking or insured.