NAYARIT GUARDIAN FIGURE HOLDING A CLUB
Origin: Western Mexico Provenance: Ex. collection of Dr. George Alan Solem, American malacologist (curator of invertebrates at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago) It is believed that Dr. Solem likely acquired the figure in the 1970's from either Harry Franklin Gallery in Beverly Hills or J.J. Klejman in New York.
Period: 250 B.C.-200 A.D.
Materials: slip painted ceramic
Condition: Several glued mends to various appendages. Possible restoration to left kneecap?
Dimensions: Height 13.75" (35 cm), Width 5" (13 cm)