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Auction Closes At: 11:08:00 12/05/2014
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 013. Olmec Seated Baby
Estimate: $30,000-$35,000
Current High Bid: $0.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $0.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Southern Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000 - 400 B.C.
Size: 12-3/4H.

Description: Large hollow pottery, classic type seated adolescent depicted with wide hips and splayed legs, hands resting in knees, plump stomach. Very expressive facial features, open mouth showing upper teeth and having pierced ears. Reddish-brown ground with some remaining scattered white pigment. Repaired from approximately twenty original pieces with restoration over the breaklines, which is typical for this type of figure. A rare and beautiful example.
Provenance: Ex. Nick Poolos collection (Adeon Gallery), Chicago, acquired 1950s - 1960. By descent to his son. TL certificate from Kotalla Laboratory with result of 2200 years old +/- 20%.
Shipping Fee:
National: $48.00
International: $192.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Seated Baby

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. UNSOLD LOT $0.00 1 12/5/2014 12:03:35 PM
2. C.M.Larry $13,000.00 1 12/2/2014 3:33:48 PM
3. beaubrummel $5,000.00 1 12/1/2014 10:34:42 PM
4. Huehueteotl $4,000.00 1 12/1/2014 10:00:12 PM
5. 75006 $888.88 1 12/1/2014 8:24:25 PM

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