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Auction Closes At: 10:22:00 09/23/2010
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 002. Chontal Stone Figure
Estimate: $4,500-$6,500
Current High Bid: $1,750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,750.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 300-100 B.C.
Size: 9H.

Description: Carved gray-cream stone standing figure with openwork arms and hands placed on the stomach, the large head jutting forward with prominent nose, pecked eyes and drilled earlobes. Scattered traces of a red-orange pigment on the surface. Some loss to his nose, right leg reattached, and a few minor chips, otherwise intact.
Provenance: Private European collection. Ex. Sothebys, NYC, May 9, 2006, lot 158. Ex. Andre Schoeller, Paris, 1950s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $20.00
International: $82.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Chontal Stone Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
2. november $1,200.00 1 9/23/2010 10:07:04 AM
3. $1,100.00 1 9/23/2010 10:04:29 AM
4. november $800.00 1 9/23/2010 10:01:36 AM
5. $700.00 1 9/23/2010 9:43:01 AM

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