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Auction Closes At: 10:51:00 09/20/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 018. Zacatecas Female Figure
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $2,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - West Coast and Classic Period Cultures
Culture or Country: Nayarit, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D.
Size: 15-1/2H.

Description: Hollow molded buff terracotta female figure, seated with small arms forming loops and with hands held to mid body. The large, squared body bears small, relief breasts and is decorated with bold red stripes and squiggly lines formed by black, negative resist painting. Reverse with even more vividly preserved painted surface.The face bears raised and perforated eyes and mouth, applique eyebrows, relief nose with drilled nostrils and pierced ears with small red spools beneath the hollow crown. Excellent condition, only right ear and spool restored, else intact.
Provenance: Ex. Carl Allen collection, Los Angeles, acquired from Al Stendahl in the 1960s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $28.00
International: $135.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Zacatecas Female Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. IRF $2,500.00 1 9/15/2010 10:32:57 PM

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