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Auction Closes At: 10:00:00 03/19/2012
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 001. Olmec Maskette on Modern Necklace
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $1,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000 B.C.
Size: 17L., 1-1/8H. head.

Description: Beautifully carved green serpentine Olmec maskette with very expressive facial features, having a broad nose, classic thick lips and a drilled perforation through the mouth. Biconically drilled perforations on the upper rear rim and ear lobes. Intact, exc. cond. Strung on a single strand necklace composed of modern blue glass beads and eight decorated, modern gold ball beads.
Provenance: Private collection of Mr. Fred Leighton, NYC., ex. Alexander Acevedo, Alexander Gallery, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $19.00
International: $65.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Maskette on Modern Necklace

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. vidurainc $1,500.00 1 3/19/2012 2:48:29 AM
2. ancientart $1,000.00 1 3/16/2012 2:20:50 PM
3. vidurainc $800.00 1 3/14/2012 3:02:26 AM

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