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Auction Closes At: 10:03:00 10/24/2012
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 002. Tlatilco Pottery Mask
Estimate: $2,000-$4,000
Current High Bid: $1,300.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,300.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: West Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1150-550 B.C.
Size: 4-1/8D.

Description: Molded natural buff-brown pottery pre-classic mask. Expressive facial features depicted with slanted, cutout eyes and open mouth with protruding tongue. Upper row of saw tooth type teeth. Some remaining red and ocher painted highlights. Overall mineral and surface deposits. Intact, exc. cond. A top quality example. Custom lucite base.
Provenance: Private CA. collection, acquired from Bettina Schwimmer, 1988.
Shipping Fee:
National: $21.00
International: $85.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tlatilco Pottery Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Oaxaca $1,300.00 1 10/24/2012 9:26:04 AM
2. ajax $1,250.00 1 10/24/2012 9:14:12 AM
3. Oaxaca $1,250.00(losing tie) 1 10/24/2012 9:25:51 AM
4. Oaxaca $1,000.00 1 10/19/2012 2:18:51 PM

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