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Auction Closes At: 11:01:01 10/18/2021
Time Remaining: 2Day(s) 2Hour(s) 48min(s) 0sec(s)
Lot# & Name: 133. Veracruz Basalt Head Hacha
Estimate Price: $6,000-$9,000
Current High Bid: $1,300.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Early Post Classic Periods
Culture or Country: Veracruz, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 600-900 A.D.
Size: 8-3/4H. x 6-1/2D. x 5-3/8W.

Description: Large and beautifully carved gray volcanic stone hacha, depicting the head of a deity, wearing a head crest depicting the head of a vulture or bird of prey. Deity having strong, well carved facial features. Some remaining traces of red pigment on the surface. Some ancient loss to the edges of the stylized bird wings, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. Custom bronze base. An excellent quality example.
Provenance: NYC collection, ex. Curtis Katz collection, NYC., 1968-1969. NYC., to Veracruzana Corp., NYC., 1970s, to Edward H. Merrin Gallery, NYC. 1970s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $39.00
International: $169.00

Veracruz Basalt Head Hacha

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Djinn $1,300.00 1 10/15/2021 9:46:43 PM
2. RICAPCA $1,200.00 1 10/15/2021 6:37:15 PM
3. Khorst $1,000.00 1 10/15/2021 11:03:54 AM

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