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Auction Closes At: 15:06:00 10/13/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 154. Early Maya Greenstone Mosaic Maskette
Estimate: $10,000-$15,000
Current High Bid: $8,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $8,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mayan Areas - Pre-Classic
Culture or Country: Maya regions.
Period: Ca. 200 B.C.-200 A.D.
Size: 3-1/2H. x 4W.

Description: Exceptional carved speckled green and cream hardstone mosaic maskette, composed of eight large mosaic elements. Depicted with a large rounded-angular nose, puckered lips as if exhaling wind, openwork eyes, fancy lug type ears with engraved stylized glyphic designs, and arched brows. Scattered large areas of iron oxide type tan patina. Right ear lobe reattached, otherwise intact, exc. cond. A rare and beautiful example.
Provenance: NYC collection; Ex. Edward H. Merrin personal collection, 1980s-1990s.
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).

Early Maya Greenstone Mosaic Maskette

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. paul $8,000.00 1 10/7/2021 10:02:22 AM
2. Wile E. Coyote $6,000.00 1 10/12/2021 8:18:24 PM
3. Wile E. Coyote $5,500.00 1 10/12/2021 8:17:52 PM

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