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Auction Closes At: 10:00:00 02/25/2019
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 001. Tlatilco Contortionist Drinker Figure
Estimate: $1,200-$1,800
Current High Bid: $2,300.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,300.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Tlatilco, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1150-500 B.C.
Size: 3-1/2H.

Description: Solid buff pottery seated female figure in an impossible position with legs folded completely behind her and crossed at the ankles. She drinks from a small bowl. Double impressed eyes, relief nose and puckered, drinking mouth. Applique eye brows and turban headdress. Left arm reattached at shoulder, bowl is a restoration. A rare, possibly unique example.
Provenance: Private NJ collection, ex. Arte Primitivo, auct. 50, lot # 104. Ex. Howard Rose collection, # HSR:NL:88, acquired about 1975.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $75.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tlatilco Contortionist Drinker Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. mi12 $2,300.00 1 2/25/2019 7:06:11 AM
2. Ptah $2,200.00 1 2/25/2019 9:54:22 AM
3. Luvthisstuff $2,000.00 1 2/25/2019 9:51:12 AM
4. Luvthisstuff $1,800.00 1 2/25/2019 9:36:51 AM
5. Luvthisstuff $1,600.00 1 2/25/2019 9:36:39 AM

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