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Auction Closes At: 10:24:00 09/19/2011
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 009. Olmec Small Basalt Yugito or Handstone
Estimate: $1,500-$2,000
Current High Bid: $1,050.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,050.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000 B.C.
Size: 4D.

Description: A carved, dark gray basalt ball form ceremonial example, having a basket type handle. The form resembles a stylized knee cap or ball joint, having a partially hollowed interior. Probably this type of object was used for protection in the ballgame. Handle reattached, otherwise intact. A rare example.
Provenance: Private Chicago collection, ex. Edmund Budde, Sr. collection, NYS., acquired in the 1950s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $19.00
International: $68.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Small Basalt Yugito or Handstone

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Punulady $1,050.00 1 9/11/2011 6:07:53 PM
2. Huehueteotl $1,000.00 1 9/18/2011 6:16:16 PM
3. Huehueteotl $900.00 1 9/18/2011 6:15:29 PM
4. Cro-Magnon-a $700.00 1 9/10/2011 1:23:49 PM

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