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Auction Closes At: 10:14:00 05/01/2013
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 004. Sultepec/Chontal Black Stone Mask
Estimate: $15,000-$20,000
Current High Bid: $14,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $14,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 500-200 B.C.
Size: 6-3/4H. x 6-1/8W.

Description: Fine carved black hardstone semiabstract human face mask, elegantly carved with high relief brows and large, highly arched nose. Pecked recessed oval eyes, rounded puckered lips. Biconically drilled through the temples for attachment. Chip on the upper left head and several small ancient chips on the ridge of the nose, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. Custom metal base. A beautiful example.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired Throckmorton Fine Art, Inc., 1996.
Shipping Fee:
National: $27.00
International: $135.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Sultepec/Chontal Black Stone Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Wile E. Coyote $14,000.00 1 5/1/2013 10:07:59 AM
2. Hoochiekoochieman $13,500.00 1 5/1/2013 10:06:32 AM
3. Wile E. Coyote $13,000.00 1 5/1/2013 10:05:38 AM
4. Sans Culottes $12,500.00 1 5/1/2013 10:05:15 AM
5. Wile E. Coyote $12,000.00 1 5/1/2013 7:37:56 AM

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