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Auction Closes At: 10:36:00 12/05/2011
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 013. Mezcala Stone Mask
Estimate: $6,000-$10,000
Current High Bid: $3,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 400 B.C.
Size: 6-1/2H. x 6-1/4W.

Description: Carved salmon and gray color soft stone mask in stylized human face form having deeply carved ovoid eyes and mouth, long arched nose with drilled nostrils. Inset stone bead in the corner of each eye, beads missing from the corners of the mouth. Simple long lug type ears. Drilled perforation in each temple for attachment. A very minor flake on the ridge of the nose, otherwise intact, exc. cond. A nice example. Ill fitting custom metal base has left scars on the back of the mask.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired 1980s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $135.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Mezcala Stone Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. francion $3,000.00 1 12/5/2011 10:29:26 AM

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