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Auction Closes At: 10:14:00 09/27/2016
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 003. Xalitla Fine Seated Female
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $2,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Xochipala, Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Late Formative or Early Classic, Ca. 400 B.C. - 500 A.D.
Size: 2-5/8H.

Description: Solid buff-brown pottery seated female figure with legs crossed. Wearing a knee length skirt with a finely segmented border hemline. Arms resting on lap. Elaborate hairdo with three long locks down her back and one over her front left shoulder. Scattered traces of red pigment highlights. Scattered mineral deposits on the surface. Missing one rear hair lock, mismatched right shoulder hairlock, a few repaired breaks and a stable crack in the left side of her skirt. A rare and beautiful example.
Provenance: The Estate of Marion Lynton acquired from Fine Arts of Ancient Lands Inc., NYC, Oct. 13th, 1984. with TL certificate and original invoice. Exhibited & Published: Cologne, Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum, Out of the Depths, Tomb Figures From West Mexico, July 4th, 1986 - January 11, 1987.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $95.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Xalitla Fine Seated Female

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Bandersnatch $2,000.00 1 9/27/2016 10:04:51 AM
2. Oaxaca $1,900.00 1 9/27/2016 10:06:58 AM
3. Oaxaca $1,700.00 1 9/27/2016 10:04:22 AM
4. Bandersnatch $1,600.00 1 9/27/2016 10:02:32 AM
5. Oaxaca $1,500.00 1 9/27/2016 9:58:25 AM

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