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Auction Closes At: 12:52:00 12/13/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 082. Teotihuacan Alabaster Mask with Inlaid Eyes
Estimate: $40,000-$60,000
Current High Bid: $33,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $33,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Post Classic Periods
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Classic Period, Ca. 450-650 A.D.
Size: 5-3/4H. x 6-1/2W.

Description: Exceptional carved banded tecali mask with serene expression capturing the idealized aesthetics of the classical Teotihuacan period, with crisply carved naturalistic parted lips with inset carved shell teeth with some remaining orange-pink pigment highlights remaining, beautifully carved aquiline nose, almond-shaped lidded eyes under thinly arched brows, set with obsidian, rectangular ears, and the reverse hollowed out with a wide rim. Overall scattered surface deposits. Minor ancient loss on the back of left tab ear, otherwise intact, exc. cond. Custom metal base.
Provenance: NYC collection, ex. Edward H. Merrin Gallery, NYC., 1968-1969.
Shipping Fee:
National: $38.00
International: $145.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Teotihuacan Alabaster Mask with Inlaid Eyes

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Guerrero $33,000.00 1 12/13/2021 12:42:54 PM
2. Oaks $32,000.00 1 12/11/2021 11:10:44 AM
3. Guerrero $31,000.00 1 12/13/2021 12:38:36 PM
4. Guerrero $30,000.00 1 12/13/2021 12:38:22 PM
5. Guerrero $28,000.00 1 12/13/2021 12:37:49 PM

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