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Auction Closes At: 16:09:00 12/12/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 178. Maya Polychrome Decorated Cylinder Vase with Seated Ruler
Estimate: $6,000-$9,000
Current High Bid: $6,250.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $6,250.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: The Mayan Areas - Classic Maya
Culture or Country: Maya regions.
Period: Ca. 500 - 800 A.D.
Size: 6-1/4H. x 4W.

Description: Fine polychrome decorated pottery cylinder vase, having a large rectangular register on both sides depicting a seated dignitary holding a long feathered wand in his left hand and a knife in his right hand. High striated hairdo pulled into a rear tail and tied with long ribbon terminating with a bird head (on one side), the opposing dignitary is depicted without a ribbon. Side panels are decorated with a woven reed pattern. Both deities have beautiful painted facial features. Scattered root marks, mineral and surface deposits. Intact, exc. cond. A top quality, beautiful example.
Provenance: John A. Stokes Jr. collection, NY. Acquired from Francisco Ramos, June/1963.
Shipping Fee:
National: $60.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Maya Polychrome Decorated Cylinder Vase with Seated Ruler

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. longcat $6,250.00 1 12/12/2022 3:59:13 PM
2. Lips8 $6,000.00 1 12/12/2022 3:58:36 PM
3. longcat $6,000.00(losing tie) 1 12/12/2022 3:59:07 PM
4. longcat $5,500.00 1 12/12/2022 3:59:00 PM
5. longcat $5,000.00 1 12/12/2022 3:52:02 PM

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