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Auction Closes At: 16:50:00 12/14/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 206. Tairona Carved Bone Flutes (2)
Estimate: $1,000-$1,500
Current High Bid: $300.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $300.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Colombia (Non metal)
Culture or Country: Tairona, Colombia.
Period: Ca. 800-1200 A.D.
Size: 9-3/4L & 13-1/4L.

Description: Shorter is carved with four registers, like a totem pole. Bottom with quadruped lizard surmounted by two levels each with a squatting chief, and two opposing vulture-like birds of prey at top. Reassembled from 1/2 dozen or so pieces with some losses and all breaks visible. Other with four note holes and a blow hole mouthpiece. Small, relief monkey head protrudes below air hole, rest of body in low relief; cross hachure design throughout. Restored mouthpiece to air hole, repaired from 8-10 pieces with break lines visible and some losses.
Provenance: Ex. private Danish collection, acquired early 1970s, collection # 2231 & 2234.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tairona Carved Bone Flutes (2)

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ahkalmonaab $300.00 1 12/5/2020 2:36:41 AM

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