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Arms & Armour, Pre-Columbian, Asian and Ethno

Fine Nayarit Female, Mourner, ca 100 BC - 200 AD

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Start price: $650

Estimated price: $1,600 - $2,400

Buyer's premium: 25%

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Rare style polychrome decorated pottery female, depicting a seated woman in mourning. Long bone extending down each side of her face piercing the sides of her mouth. She wears earspools, holding a bowl in her left hand and an implement in her right, resting on her raised knee. Incised straited torso throughout. Size 10" H x 6" W

ex-Dr. James Tait Goodrich, Grandview-on-Hudson, NY, USA, by decent to family.

Condition: head repaired from several pieces and crack lines painted, one leg reattached and repainted, left arm reattached, loss to right hand implement, other possible damage and restoration.