Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba

Nariño Figure

Nariño Figure


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1386076

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Arte Xibalba
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An exceptional Nariño figure from Colombia, ca. 850 - 1500 AD. This lovely Capuli cultural complex example is 6” high and depicts a seated female. She is posed with arms wrapped around her knees and is ornately adorned with several large necklaces and extensive facial tattoos. Her skirt is covered with the characteristic negative resist painted designs. In excellent condition, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits. Rare polychrome type.