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Auction Closes At: 15:20:00 10/13/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 161. Maya Seated Elder Figure
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $3,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: The Mayan Areas - Classic Maya
Culture or Country: Maya regions.
Period: Ca. 500-800 A.D.
Size: 6-1/2H. x 3-3/4W.

Description: Reddish-brown pottery seated elder, wearing a short wrap type skirt with a clam shell ornament in the front center of his waist and a long front panel with incised geometric decoration along the bottom edge. Depicted with an elongated face and sunken cheeks with prominent cheek bones, lidded eyes with a pensive facial expression. Wearing ear ornaments and a conical head wrap secured with a band. Legs crossed and his right arm bent and held in a forward position. An applied ball bead in the center of his chest. Some remaining traces of flesh tone surface pigment. Overall scattered root marks on the surface. Both arms repaired and reattached, missing left hand and foot, legs and loincloth reattached, and an original small piece reattached in the top of his head wrap. A beautiful and expressive example.
Provenance: NYC collection; Ex. Edward H. Merrin Gallery, Inc., NYC. Ex. Robert & Marianne Huber collection, NYC, 1960s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $28.00
International: $127.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Maya Seated Elder Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Mucha $3,500.00 1 10/13/2021 1:07:07 PM
2. PHG $3,250.00 1 9/17/2021 8:25:36 PM
3. Mucha $3,000.00 1 10/13/2021 12:59:58 PM

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