Rare Nayarit Processional Group, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Lot 14
Rare Nayarit Processional Group,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium
Auction Details
Rare Nayarit Processional Group, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250 Rare Nayarit Processional Group, Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Lot Details
Rare Nayarit Processional Group,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
Earthenware with reddish-brown slip and painted highlights
length 10 1/4in (26cm)

PROVENANCE
American Private Collection, acquired in the 1950s or earlier

Cf. Von Winning, Hasso, Anecdotal Sculpture of Ancient West Mexico, 1972, figures 133-138, the largest of which has just four figures total.

Depicting eight figures, including a child at the end, lined up as if dancing on an S-curved base, each holding the hips or shoulders of their companion in front, three of the figures wear shorts with tails, all but the middle figure and boy are sporting hats, five look to the left and three look to the right.
Activities
Contacts
  1. Fredric Backlar
    Specialist - African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
    Bonhams
    Work
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    Los Angeles, 90046
    United States
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