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Auction Closes At: 10:10:00 12/14/2015
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 016. Mezcala Grouping with Drawing (5)
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $0.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $0.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 400-100 B.C.
Size: 5-3/4, 3-3/4, 3-5/8, 2-1/2 & 1-7/8L. Frame 14-3/4 x 12-3/4.

Description: Group of five different Mezcala figures, the largest, a standing figure, deep mottled gray-green hardstone figure, holding both hands to his stomach, simple stylized facial features. Scattered areas of encrustation, chip on jawline, otherwise intact. Custom bronze base. Together with two additional standing figures, deep gray-green and medium speckled gray and black stone, both with scattered areas of encrustation. Intact. Custom bronze bases. A tiny seated mottled green standing figure, perforated through the neck for suspension. Scattered encrustation. Intact. Finally, a speckled bluish-gray hardstone reclining figure, perforated along the base edge for suspension. Intact. Together with a framed drawing of the five pieces by Gilette Griffin, Professor Emeritus and ex. director of the Art Museum, Princeton University.
Provenance: Estate of Alberta Frua, Milano, Italy, collected prior to 1955, by descent to her son Alberto Ulrich.
Shipping Fee:
National: $28.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Mezcala Grouping with Drawing (5)

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. UNSOLD LOT $0.00 1 12/18/2015 12:09:20 PM
2. Doodads $550.00 1 12/14/2015 10:03:01 AM
3. Manele $525.00 1 12/13/2015 11:18:58 PM
4. Kazatel $500.00 1 12/10/2015 12:07:21 PM
5. Doodads $475.00 1 12/10/2015 10:43:23 AM

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