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Auction Closes At: 11:00:00 09/29/2016
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 001. Xalitla Ball Player Wearing Noded Headdress with Single Feather
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $1,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Xochipala, Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Late Formative or Early Classic, Ca. 400 B.C. - 500 A.D.
Size: 5-1/2H

Description: Fine and large standing ball player figure having a fancy noded hairdo. Wearing a heavy belted loincloth. Exceptional refined facial features, holding a trumpet to his lips. Some remaining red and white decorative pigment. Repaired from five original pieces with some breaklines slightly visible. Missing right arm and some minor losses to the headdress. A rare and beautiful example. Old metal base.
Provenance: Private San Francisco, CA. collection, acquired 1960s from Harald J. Wagner, CA., to current owner by inheritance.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $85.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Xalitla Ball Player Wearing Noded Headdress with Single Feather

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. paul maertens $1,500.00 1 9/29/2016 10:43:04 AM
2. Bandersnatch $750.00 1 9/29/2016 10:41:10 AM
3. dylon $600.00 1 9/27/2016 10:43:21 AM

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