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Auction Closes At: 10:25:00 03/07/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 006. Olmec Seated Baby Wearing Helmet
Estimate: $12,000-$18,000
Current High Bid: $10,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $10,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000-600 B.C.
Size: 13H. x 9L.

Description: Cream slip hollow pottery seated figure with splayed legs, resting both hands on his knees. Depicted with very expressive facial features, open mouth, well sculpted naturalistic node and narrow eyes, wearing spool ear ornaments, a fancy red and black painted helmet, and having incised linear and geometric decoration. Some overall remaining cream slip surface. Repaired from approximately fifteen original pieces with restoration over the break lines. A really fine example of the classic type.
Provenance: NYC collection, ex. Curtis Katz collection, NYC., 1968-1969. NYC., to Veracruzana Corp., NYC., 1970s, to Edward H. Merrin Gallery, NYC. 1970s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $49.00
International: $182.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Seated Baby Wearing Helmet

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Puddin Pie $10,500.00 1 3/7/2022 10:15:53 AM
2. trout $10,000.00 1 3/7/2022 10:15:18 AM
3. rietveld33 $9,500.00 1 3/7/2022 10:13:23 AM
4. trout $9,000.00 1 3/7/2022 10:07:15 AM
5. Puddin Pie $8,500.00 1 3/7/2022 10:06:14 AM

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