Seller: rodrogrs (759) 100%, Location: New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 122241716611 For your consideration is this tall seated male dignitary adorned with a headdress, necklace, multiple ear ornaments, bracelets and facial painting. 10.25" (23.5 cm) high, 5" wide (12.8 cm) and 3.25" (8.3 cm) deep with linear cream-on-red painted details; excellent condition. SEATED MALE PERSONAGE NAYARIT, MEXICO Protoclassic Period 200 B.C.E - 300 C.E. Provenance: Acquired by the seller in 1977 at the Sotheby's Parke-Bernet Galleries in New York City; Ex: Stella Foote "TREASURES OF THE WEST" collection. $45 Shipping, Delivery Confirmation tracking and full insurance coverage within continental U.S.A. NY residents add 8.63% sales tax. Please use PayPal for immediate shipment or contact seller for alternate arrangements. Payment is expected within two days of auction’s end. Bidders with fewer than ten (or private) "feedback" listings must contact seller before bidding to verify ID or bid may be declined. Overseas buyer, please add $85 shipping. Customs and/or other importation costs are the sole responsibility of the buyer. GUARANTEE OF AUTHENTICITYThe authenticity of this artifact is fully guaranteed by the seller, holder of advanced degrees in this field, retired scholar and longtime Senior Member of the American Society of Appraisers, certified Specialist in Pre-Columbian Art. Your figure will be carefully packed, insured and promptly shipped with a signed and registeredCertificate of Authenticity that includes a description, photo, dimension, cultural provenance and chronology. If not to U.S. buyer’s satisfaction, this artwork may be returned as shipped within thirty days of purchase for a purchase price refund minus 10% re-stocking fee for return of item in original condition and shipping materials; buyer pays return shipping and insurance. This seller has been a conscientious collector and dedicated scholar of New World antiquities for over a half-century. He has complied with UNESCO, federal/local legislation and never consciously acquired, traded in or sold illicitly recovered antiquities. CAVEAT EMPTOR: The prospective buyer is advised to acquire New World antiquities ONLY from recognized Pre-Columbian Art specialists and be prepared to pay a legitimate price for authentic antiquities with legal provenance and bona-fide guarantees of authenticity. A “Certificate of Authenticity” is only as valid as the issuer’s credentials and expertise. Unrealistically low prices for forgeries, reproductions, illegal or mis-attributed artifacts offered by uninformed or venal vendors are ultimately not bargains at all. All rights reserved for all countries. No part of the contents of this page may be reproduced without prior written permission of the seller. Copyright © Rod Rogers, 2016. Material: Terracotta, Provenance: STELLA FOOTE "TREASURES OF THE WEST" COLLECTION.