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Auction Closes At: 11:28:01 10/18/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 159. Maya Dignitary wearing a Removable Zoomorphic Mask
Estimate: $8,000-$12,000
Current High Bid: $0.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $0.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: The Mayan Areas - Classic Maya
Culture or Country: Maya regions.
Period: Ca. 500-800 A.D.
Size: 6-1/4”H. x 5”W.

Description: Fine molded buff color pottery standing dignitary, wearing an elaborate costume, holding a rectangular shield on his left forearm decorated with a high relief deity head. Holding with both hands in front of his waist a skull with a wide open mouth, tethered on a long strap, large ear spools. Two trophy heads are attached to the shoulder sleeves. Painted highlights in red-brown, blue, black and white. Whistle type rear support leg. A simple pre-fire “star” incised in the lower back. Intact, exc. cond. Together with an ancient removable jaguar helmet type mask, left ear restored and missing the center head crest, but possibly from another figure.
Provenance: NYC collection; Ex. Edward H. Merrin Gallery, Inc., NYC., 1970s to 1980s. Ex. David Cambell, Toronto.
Shipping Fee:
National: $27.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Maya Dignitary wearing a Removable Zoomorphic Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. UNSOLD LOT $0.00 1 10/22/2021 1:55:58 PM
2. ahkalmonaab $3,500.00 1 10/21/2021 2:56:04 PM
3. Russ22 $2,720.00 1 10/18/2021 11:19:38 AM
4. ahkalmonaab $2,678.00 1 10/18/2021 11:17:14 AM
5. Russ22 $2,650.00 1 10/18/2021 11:15:39 AM

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