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Auction Closes At: 10:12:00 02/25/2019
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 007. Olmec Seated Baby
Estimate: $6,000-$9,000
Current High Bid: $5,250.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $5,250.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Tenenexpan type, Vera Cruz, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 900-600 B.C.
Size: 9-1/4H. x 7-3/4W.

Description: Hollow terracotta seated figure with arms raised, head turned sideways and gazing upwards. Stylized jaguar type down turned open mouth, perforated eyes and raised hair lock in center of forehead. Perforated ears, incised stylized motif decoration on back of elongated head, possibly representing avian talons or jaguar claws. Natural medium brown color with faint traces of a reddish pigment on head. Restored left arm, right hand, right foot and crest on head. Head reattached with restoration over the break lines. A nice example.
Provenance: Ex. Arte Primitivo, auct. 26, lot # 1. Ex. John-Platt Collection. Daniel M. Friedenberg.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $135.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Seated Baby

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Deryck $5,250.00 1 2/24/2019 8:10:53 PM
2. Delta $5,000.00 1 2/24/2019 8:43:45 PM
3. Delta $4,500.00 1 2/24/2019 8:01:21 PM
4. Deryck $4,250.00 1 2/24/2019 7:57:50 PM
5. Delta $4,000.00 1 2/24/2019 7:29:46 PM

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