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Auction Closes At: 15:02:00 12/12/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 152. Huastec Basalt Old Man Holding Pole
Estimate: $2,000-$3,000
Current High Bid: $2,100.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,100.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Early Post Classic Periods
Culture or Country: --
Period: Ca. 900- 1300 A.D.
Size: 12-5/8H.

Description: Carved gray basalt sculpture depicting an old man leaning forward holding a support pole with both hands, with the pole propped under his chin. Relief carved expressive facial features having sunken cheeks with high cheek bones. Wearing a pointed headdress having a fantail rear element. Integral tapered rectangular base. Overall excellent ancient surface patina. Some ancient loss to the front tip of the base, otherwise intact. Custom fitted black lucite rectangular base. A rare example.
Provenance: John A. Stokes Jr. collection, NY. Acquired February 1971 from Olga Catillo. Exhibited at The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD. #75.
Shipping Fee:
National: $72.00
International: $172.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Huastec Basalt Old Man Holding Pole

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. arnold $2,100.00 1 12/12/2022 2:33:08 PM
2. ajax $2,000.00 1 12/12/2022 2:41:45 PM
3. Smilodon $1,700.00 1 12/12/2022 2:37:37 PM
4. Smilodon $1,500.00 1 12/12/2022 2:35:28 PM
5. Smilodon $1,400.00 1 12/12/2022 1:51:38 PM

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