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Auction Closes At: 10:08:00 09/27/2016
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 005. Tlatilco Pottery Maskette
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: $3,750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,750.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Tlatilco, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1150-550 B.C.
Size: 3H.

Description: Molded chocolateware pottery maskette depicting an old deity having very gaunt facial features, high cheek bones, heavy browlines, incised wrinkled face, possibly representing a fire or wind god. Perforated eyes and mouth and thick lower lip. Three small perforations around the rim for attachment. Ancient chip on lower lip, otherwise intact. Mounted on an old custom lucite display base.
Provenance: Collection of Albert J. and Monique Grant, NYC., acquired 1950s-60s, collection #V24.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $95.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tlatilco Pottery Maskette

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. gorangers $3,750.00 1 9/26/2016 3:39:48 PM
2. Florida30 $3,500.00 1 9/25/2016 3:42:23 PM
3. gorangers $800.00 1 9/26/2016 3:34:15 PM

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