Columbian, Carchi seated Coquero figure, Ex Bonhams
Ca. 850 AD - 1500 AD Description: Columbian Capuli Region, Highland Nariño. These very rare seated figures show seated Shaman on benches with a wad of coca leaves in their cheek. This one has a great hairdo, tattoos on the face and a large game belt. 7.5 inches tall.
Provenance: Purchased at Bonham's Auction #19079: Art and Artifacts of the Americas, 12 Sept 2011, San Francisco, CA