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Lot 0227
**Originally Listed At $175**

Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Nayarit, ca. 200 BCE to 350 CE. A Nayarit mourning male pottery figure, San Sebastian Red type, sitting in a crouched position with crossed arms resting on upraised knees, emaciated and nude aside from armbands, headband, and ear ornaments. His long face with a downcast visage and open mouth indicates that he is singing, praying, or chanting. Size: 5" W x 7.25" H (12.7 cm x 18.4 cm)

Provenance: ex-Laguna Niguel, California, USA collection acquired from major gallery in the 1980's

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Intact with expected surface wear. Inventory label on his back. Nice manganese deposits. Overall very good.

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