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Auction Closes At: 10:12:00 10/13/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 007. Olmec Dark Greenstone Disc Mask with Flaming Brows (3)
Estimate: $1,500-$2,500
Current High Bid: $4,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $4,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000-800 B.C.
Size: 2-1/4”L. x 1-7/8”H. & 5-1/2” x 5-3/4”.

Description: Carved deep blue-green serpentine rounded mask or face covering having a matching pair of carved dark green stone “flaming” type eyebrows, with incised circular and claw decorative elements, having some remaining red cinnabar highlights. Mask with areas of surface encrustation. Two ancient edge chips and some surface scratching, otherwise intact, brows are intact, exc. cond. Quite rare.
Provenance: NYC collection; Ex. The Bactria Corp., NYC., 1960s-1970s, to Edward H. Merrin Gallery, NYC. 1970s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $75.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Dark Greenstone Disc Mask with Flaming Brows (3)

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. PHG $4,500.00 1 9/18/2021 9:56:29 AM
2. Florida30 $4,250.00 1 9/22/2021 2:55:45 PM
3. Cortes $1,500.00 1 9/18/2021 11:58:21 AM
4. Cortes $800.00 1 9/18/2021 5:50:47 AM
5. tres patas $750.00 1 9/16/2021 6:06:27 AM

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