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Auction Closes At: 10:09:00 09/20/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 004. Pre-Classic Morelos/Tlatilco Standing Figure
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $1,700.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,700.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Santa Cruz, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000-800 B.C.
Size: 15-1/4H

Description: Hollow, redware terracotta female figure having a simple, squarish body with female genitalia and slight indication of breasts. Thick legs taper to near pointed feet, the proportionally short arms are suspended at the sides. Face bears double drilled, rectangular eyes and mouth with low relief nose having two drilled nostrils, surmounted by the natural pottery color, elongated crown having zigzag incised detailing. Head reattached, body reassembled from about 1/2 dozen or so original pieces with restoration over the break lines. Custom metal base.
Provenance: Private D.C. collection, ex. Hokin Gallery, Palm Beach, FL., acquired in the 1970s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Pre-Classic Morelos/Tlatilco Standing Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. architect $1,700.00 1 9/20/2010 9:48:28 AM
2. 3 $1,600.00 1 9/20/2010 9:06:11 AM
3. architect $1,500.00 1 9/20/2010 8:54:47 AM
4. 3 $1,450.00 1 9/20/2010 8:15:51 AM
5. Allesandro $1,400.00 1 9/20/2010 12:21:17 AM

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