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Auction Closes At: 15:38:00 12/12/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 170. Maya / Teotihuacan Lidded Urn
Estimate: $1,500-$2,500
Current High Bid: $850.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $850.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: The Mayan Areas - Classic Maya
Culture or Country: Tiquisate Area.
Period: Ca. 200-650 A.D.
Size: 8H. x 4-3/4D.

Description: Gray-brown pottery cylinder vase having tripod rounded feet. Lid with central finial, sits on the rim of the vase. Carved wide central band reflecting the early Teotihuacan influence as discussed by Hellmuth interpreting the symbolism as representing alternating reptile eye glyphs, and ringed butterfly eyes with central coiled antennae. Upper and lower bands with carved ovoid elements. Carved decoration is highlighted with red pigment. Scattered mineral deposits on the surface. Repaired from five large original pieces with break lines somewhat visible. Minor stabilized hairline in lid.
Provenance: Scheifele private collection, CT. Acquired 1962-1965. Ex. Riverbend Gallery. Ex. Arte Primitivo auction 72, lot 115.
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Maya / Teotihuacan Lidded Urn

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. DC8383 $850.00 1 11/23/2022 6:46:56 PM
2. vidurainc $800.00 1 12/6/2022 11:03:55 PM

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