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Auction Closes At: 10:12:00 05/17/2019
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 507. Ghandaran Atlantis Figurine
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $4,250.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $4,250.00

Category: Asian Art
Sub Category: China - Early Periods
Culture or Country: Afghanistan.
Period: Ca. 2nd-4th century A.D.
Size: 13-1/4H. 10-1/4W.

Description: Carved gray schist Atlantid figure, depicting a powerful figure, bearded, and kneeling with hands on knees, wings to the rear. This type of figure was used as a support in the form of a man which may take place of a column, from the European tradition of similar Atlas or Atalante figures in classical architecture. Overall lightly encrusted surface patina. Some loss to the upper wing edges and to the fingers on his right hand, and some ancient loss to the lower right front base edge, otherwise intact. A very scarce and beautiful example. Old custom bronze plate base, having a rear upper corner dent.
Provenance: Private Mass. collection, aquired on the London art market prior to 1980.
Shipping Fee:
National: $67.00
International: $195.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Ghandaran Atlantis Figurine

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Hector $4,250.00 1 5/17/2019 9:31:45 AM
2. ajax $4,000.00 1 5/17/2019 9:28:12 AM
3. Hector $3,750.00 1 4/27/2019 8:49:03 AM
4. Hoochiekoochieman $3,250.00 1 5/16/2019 9:51:53 AM
5. Wile E. Coyote $2,900.00 1 5/15/2019 12:06:10 AM

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