© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AB0319-1631
TL TESTED CIRCLE DANCE FIGURE- NAYARIT, WESTERN MEXICO, C. 1ST CENTURY BC
Terracota
Nayarit, Western Mexico, c. 1st century BC

TL-test certificate no. 01190908, dated August 2008, by the Kotalla laboratory in Germany included.

A very rare figure featuring a scene with eight figures dancing and circling a central person playing a drum. Similar scenes are depicted on other Nayarit models, suggesting that dance rituals were important events in community life. Remains of paint are still visible in some areas.

Dimensions: HEIGHT 6 CM, BASE DIAMETER 10 CM
Condition: good original condition, restoration to one head
Provenance: Formerly from an American private collection, 1988, then property of Galerie Alt-Amerika in 2008

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