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Auction Closes At: 13:20:01 10/09/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 297. Large Marajoara Pottery Urn
Estimate: $6,000-$9,000
Current High Bid: $3,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Misc
Culture or Country: Marajo Island, Para, Brazil.
Period: Ca. 500-1400 A.D.
Size: 15-3/8H.

Description: Large terracotta urn of bulbous form standing on a tapered flat base and having a tapered collar with very wide flared rim. Modeled with opposing Janeiform faces on the body, each with coffee bean type eyes, bordered by a relief heart shape border, relief nose with ornament and a uni-brow above. The lower portion of the vessel is painted with stylized hands; also repeated on reverse, and geometric filler between. Overall scattered mineral deposits on the surface. Four sections of the rim are restored encompassing about 1/3 to 1/4 of the rim, with the rest of the rim repaired. The body is intact. These urns were usually buried up to the rims, so there are very few that survive with the rims intact. General inpainting to touch-up the polychrome painted decoration.
Provenance: Ex. Jean-Eugene Lions collection, Geneva, Switzerland, acquired 1960s-1970s. Collection # 1685.
Shipping Fee:
National: $57.00
International: $195.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Large Marajoara Pottery Urn

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $3,000.00 1 10/9/2020 1:12:11 PM
2. Rafi $2,700.00 1 10/9/2020 1:11:32 PM
3. ajax $2,600.00 1 10/9/2020 1:03:28 PM
4. Rafi $2,500.00 1 10/9/2020 1:00:40 PM
5. Elagabalus $2,400.00 1 10/9/2020 12:59:45 PM

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