Art Primitivo
Home Page Previous Page
Shopping Cart
My Account
Home Unsold Lots Closed Lots Retail Gallery Subscription
10/23/2021 1:47:25 PM

New to Arte Primitivo?
Register User Registration
Tutorials User Tutorials
Auction Rules Auction Rules

Browse Categories
Asian Art
Books (Relating to Items Offered)
Ethnographic and Tribal Art
Pre-Columbian Art
Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Mexico - West Coast and Classic Period Cultures
Mexico - Early Post Classic Periods
Mexico - Post Classic Periods
The Mayan Areas - Classic Maya
Mayan Areas - Post Classic
Central America and the Caribbean - Costa Rica
Central America and the Caribbean - Panama
Central America and the Caribbean - Nicaragua
Pre-Columbian Gold - Costa Rica, Panama
Pre-Columbian Gold - International Style
Pre-Columbian Gold - Colombia
Gold pre-Inca
Colombia (Non metal)
Chavin, Paracas, Vicus, etc.
Moche, Nazca, etc.
Chimu, Chancay, Inca, etc.
Mayan Areas - Pre-Classic
Mayan Areas - Provincial Maya
Pre-Columbian Textile

Arte Primitivo Communications
Want to be notified about upcoming auctions? Sign Up for our auction alert!
Request Catalogue
E-mail Us
Suggestion Box
product details
Auction Closes At: 10:31:00 12/01/2014
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 014. Olmec Crawling Baby
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $5,750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $5,750.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000 B.C.
Size: 8-1/4L. x 6-1/2H.

Description: Hollow pottery crawling baby with arms spread in a wide stance, having excellent quality, expressive facial features, and incised hairdo with triangular vents. Some remaining red pigment highlights to his hair, lips, fingers and bottoms of his feet. Scattered mineral deposits on the surface. Body repaired from approximately fifteen original pieces with breaklines visible, some minor loss along a few of the breaklines, which is typical for this type. A nice example.
Provenance: Private San Francisco, CA. collection, acquired 1960s from Harald J. Wagner, CA., to current owner by inheritance.
Shipping Fee:
National: $34.00
International: $138.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Crawling Baby

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Oaxaca $5,750.00 1 12/1/2014 10:23:48 AM
2. trout $5,500.00 1 12/1/2014 10:23:23 AM
3. Oaxaca $5,250.00 1 12/1/2014 10:08:50 AM
4. Delta $5,000.00 1 11/20/2014 8:40:02 PM
5. Oaxaca $5,000.00(losing tie) 1 12/1/2014 10:08:40 AM

| Home | About Us | FAQs | Auction Rules | Contact Us | Legal Disclaimer | Privacy Policy |
Copyright © 2001 - 2021 Arte Primitivo, All Rights Reserved.