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Auction Closes At: 10:34:00 05/26/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 008. Mezcala/Chontal Exceptional Standing Serpentine Figure
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $22,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $22,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 400-200 B.C.
Size: 6H. x 2-1/2W.

Description: Carved variegated grayish-green and cream color serpentine standing figure, holding both arms to his sides. Large rounded head with simple drilled eyes and wide cut mouth. Some remaining traces of red pigment highlights. Overall excellent ancient surface patina with scattered areas of encrustation and deposits. Intact, exc. cond. Custom metal base. A rare and exceptional example.
Provenance: Ex. Meza Family collection, Whittier, CA., acquired 1960s. Ex. Fernendez Family Collection: by descent from his grandfather, Dr. R. Fernandez MD., a Spanish citizen, who was a gastroenterologist and his wife was an M.D., 1940s.
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).

Mezcala/Chontal Exceptional Standing Serpentine Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Sans Culottes $22,000.00 1 5/28/2020 6:03:20 PM
2. Ptah $21,000.00 1 5/26/2020 10:22:23 AM
3. Ptah $19,000.00 1 5/26/2020 10:21:55 AM
4. Ptah $17,000.00 1 5/26/2020 10:16:11 AM
5. Ptah $13,500.00 1 5/26/2020 10:05:46 AM

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