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Auction Closes At: 15:08:00 10/13/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 155. Maya Bone Choc God Mosaic Maskette
Estimate: $6,000-$9,000
Current High Bid: $11,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $11,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: The Mayan Areas - Classic Maya
Culture or Country: Maya regions.
Period: Ca. 500-800 A.D.
Size: 3-3/4H. x 3-1/4W.

Description: Carved bone mosaic maskette depicting the Maya God Choc, the god of rain, in skeletal form. Composed of twenty-eight individually carved pieces. Some remaining red pigment highlights and having an excellent ancient surface patina. Some ancient surface erosion on the forehead, otherwise overall exc. cond. Professionally mounted on a modern clay backing. A rare and beautiful example.
Provenance: NYC collection; Ex. Edward H. Merrin Gallery, Inc., NYC., early 1980s from Santamarina from his private Florida collection in the 1960s.
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).

Maya Bone Choc God Mosaic Maskette

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. rietveld33 $11,000.00 1 10/13/2021 3:02:41 PM
2. Aaa $10,500.00 1 9/22/2021 2:50:08 PM
3. rietveld33 $10,500.00(losing tie) 1 10/13/2021 3:02:39 PM
4. rietveld33 $9,500.00 1 10/13/2021 3:02:36 PM
5. rietveld33 $8,500.00 1 10/13/2021 3:02:32 PM

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