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PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A nayarit standing male figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
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113

PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A nayarit standing male figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
Estimate
30,00040,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

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A nayarit standing male figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
with exaggerated voluminous legs and body, leaning forward with a mace-headed club on the right shoulder and holding a cup in the left, the spine showing, ridged coiffure flanked by striated locks of hair, brightly covered in orange pigment with resist designs in wavy lines on the body, and bands of polka-dot design on the club.
height 19 7/8 in. 50.5cm
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Provenance

Stendahl Gallery

Jacques Sarlie Collection

Acquired from the above, ca. 1968

Exhibited

Dallas, Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Pre-Columbian Art, 1950, forward to the exhibition catalogue by Alfred Stendahl, pg. 27, illus

Literature

Hasso von Winning, Pre-Columbian Art of Mexico and Central America, New York, 1968, colorplate 165

Catalogue Note

Cf. Parsons (1980: fig. 77), for a similar figure with knopped club and resist body decoration, in the Morton May Collection, St. Louis Art Museum.

African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art

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New York