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Auction Closes At: 11:07:01 07/18/2018
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 013. Teotihuacan Black Serpentine Face Mask
Estimate: $25,000-$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: Teotihuacan, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 200 B.C.-200 A.D.
Size: 6-1/4 x 5-1/4W.

Description: Carved greenish-black serpentine stone face mask depicted with a heavy brow line, large ovoid carved and drilled eyes, wide nose, parted lips and tab type ears with drilled perforations. Drilled perforations on the upper edge for attachment. Ancient loss to the upper rear corner and a couple of minor ancient edge chips, nose and lips have restored losses, otherwise intact. Custom metal base.
Provenance: Estate collection of Frank DeSoto, El Paso, TX., acquired 1960s-1970 from Parke Bernet, NYC. NYC actor, 1950s-1960s, by descent to his niece, Scottsdale, AZ.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Teotihuacan Black Serpentine Face Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. UNSOLD LOT $0.00 1 7/18/2018 12:40:49 PM
2. Hoochiekoochieman $5,500.00 1 7/18/2018 9:44:17 AM
3. Bandersnatch $4,500.00 1 7/17/2018 12:07:34 PM

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