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Auction Closes At: 10:00:00 02/26/2018
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 001. Olmec Pottery Head
Estimate: $2,500-$3,500
Current High Bid: $1,700.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,700.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Las Bocas, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000 B.C.
Size: 5-1/2H.

Description: Large hollow pottery head originally from a figure, depicted with classic baby-like Olmec facial features, slightly open mouth with bow shape lips, incised slanted eyes and small nose. Stipple textured hairdo having a rear tail with incised details. Some remaining areas of ocher glazed surface and red-brown highlighted hairdo. Several areas of surface encrustation. A few stable scattered hairlines on both sides of the head. Custom hardwood block base. A nice example.
Provenance: The Allan Stone Collection, acquired 1980s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Pottery Head

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Klimt $1,700.00 1 2/26/2018 9:54:56 AM
2. JackC $1,600.00 1 2/26/2018 3:26:41 AM

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