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Auction Closes At: 10:02:00 09/26/2011
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 002. Olmec Stone Standing Figure
Estimate: $7,000-$10,000
Current High Bid: $2,200.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,200.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000-400 B.C.
Size: 6H.

Description: Figural carving in unusual mottled cream and black stone, the standing man holds one arm down at his side against his body, other bent at the elbow. Bears a straight, slender body with ovular head having deep, double drilled, archaic eyes, wide nose and open mouth, drilled at the corners. His segmented and bound hairdo bears three tiers. Drilled at the rear shoulders for suspension, one loop damaged. Stone bears some natural porosity, across chest and on right leg. Intact. Custom mount.
Provenance: Acquired from Lands Beyond, mid 1990s. A photograph with signed authentication from David Joralemon accompanies the lot, dated 2004.
Shipping Fee:
National: $20.00
International: $78.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Stone Standing Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Wile E. Coyote $2,200.00 1 9/25/2011 8:49:51 PM
2. Huehueteotl $2,000.00 1 9/25/2011 2:16:16 PM
3. Wile E. Coyote $1,800.00 1 9/22/2011 6:58:00 PM
4. Loaganma $1,700.00 1 9/22/2011 2:33:30 PM
5. Huehueteotl $1,600.00 1 9/21/2011 8:30:16 PM

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