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Auction Closes At: 10:12:00 09/19/2011
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 005. Olmec Stone Celt
Estimate: $4,500-$6,500
Current High Bid: $2,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Manonti-Vera Cruz, Mexico.
Period: Middle Preclassic, ca. 700-500 B.C.
Size: 10-7/8L. x 3-3/4W.

Description: A fine gray-green hardstone ceremonial celt, carved in an expanding form with a blunt conical end and opposing curved sharpened blade. Original polished surface. Exc. cond. Rare to find an example this large and elegant. Custom metal base.
Provenance: Private Chicago collection, ex. Daniel M. Friedenberg, John-Platt collection, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Stone Celt

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. MontyP $2,000.00 1 9/19/2011 7:37:09 AM

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