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Auction Closes At: 10:58:00 12/13/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 292. Moche Turtle Deity Bottle
Estimate: $2,500-$3,500
Current High Bid: $2,300.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $2,300.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Moche, Nazca, etc.
Culture or Country: Moche.
Period: Phase IV, Ca. 450-600 A.D.
Size: 7-4/5H. x 6-1/4W.

Description: Pottery vessel having a stirrup type spout, and depicting a turtle deity. The mythological being with anthropomorphic features sits erect and has placed his hands on his stomach. The wrinkled neck with its tapering snapper type mouth is directed upwards. Reddish-orange with cream slip surface. Scattered mineral deposits on the surface. Repaired from approximately eight large original pieces with restoration over the break lines. A rare type.
Provenance: German private collection. German art trade before 1991. Hirsch Auction, sale 330, lot #148, (09/19/2017).
Shipping Fee:
National: $52.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Moche Turtle Deity Bottle

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $2,300.00 1 12/13/2022 10:51:24 AM
2. DocPaul $2,200.00 1 12/13/2022 10:46:48 AM
3. ajax $2,100.00 1 12/13/2022 10:51:13 AM
4. Quetzalcoalt $1,900.00 1 12/13/2022 10:48:43 AM
5. Quetzalcoalt $1,700.00 1 12/13/2022 10:48:07 AM

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