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Auction Closes At: 10:02:00 12/11/2017
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 002. Olmec Serpentine Figure
Estimate: $6,000-$9,000
Current High Bid: $16,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $16,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000-400 B.C.
Size: 5"H.

Description: Carved black serpentine stone standing male figure depicted with an elongated head and strong carved, expressive facial features. Drilled perforated nostrils and ear lobes. Wearing a belt, tied in the front. Overall scattered areas of surface encrustation. Some minor ancient losses to the tips of legs and an ancient shallow chip on tip of left arm, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. Old custom metal base. An excellent example.
Provenance: Ex. Sothebys. Marcia and Saul Stanhoff collection.
Shipping Fee:
National: $27.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Serpentine Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. PHG $16,000.00 1 12/6/2017 8:41:06 PM
2. Melmoth $15,000.00 1 12/11/2017 9:56:03 AM
3. Melmoth $14,000.00 1 12/11/2017 9:55:54 AM
4. gorangers $13,000.00 1 12/9/2017 6:33:26 PM
5. gorangers $12,000.00 1 12/9/2017 6:25:24 PM

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