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Auction Closes At: 10:12:00 05/01/2013
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 005. Teotihuacan Alabaster Mask
Estimate: $8,000-$12,000
Current High Bid: $4,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $4,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - West Coast and Classic Period Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 200 B.C. - 200 A.D.
Size: 7H.

Description: Carved, banded alabaster mask with tan-brown patina, having drilled and carved, recessed eyes, relief nose, parted lips, slightly raised browline, and sloped forehead. Evidence of drilled attachment holes on both sides, now mostly worn away. Overall heavily patinated surface, exhibits heavy surface weathering and surface abrasions mostly around the chin and jaw. Some scattered minor ancient edge losses and ears, otherwise intact. Drilled mounting hole in the reverse, center of the mask. A text book example.
Provenance: Collection of ex. CBS News Anchorman, Charles Collingwood, to present owner by descent.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $155.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Teotihuacan Alabaster Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Primigenius $4,000.00 1 5/1/2013 9:44:25 AM

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