Pre-Columbian Nayarit San Sebastian Seated Figure

Large pre-Columbian Nayarit San Sebastian seated figure. The figure is seated on a two footed stool with one arm covering the mouth and the other arm resting along the figure’s side. The figure is depicted wearing earrings, a necklace, a nose ring, and a hat or crown. Some remnants of polychroming. William Atkins’ home and collection were featured in the Spring 1970 edition of “Living Now” magazine. Provenance: From the collection of William Atkins, Minnesota. Literature: Monaghan Corpus, Martha. “Making it in Minneapolis.” Living Now, Spring 1970: 28-37. Height: 14 1/2 in x width: 7 1/2 in x depth: 6 in.