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Auction Closes At: 10:34:00 02/26/2018
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 013. Chupicuaro Small Blackface Figure
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $1,700.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,700.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Chupicuaro, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 400-100 B.C.
Size: 4-3/4"H. x 3-1/4"W.

Description: Fine polychrome decorated hollow pottery standing female figure, squared shoulders and holding hands on stomach. Stepped geometric decoration on chest and back, geometric linear decorated loincloth. Face painted black. Scattered mineral deposits on the surface. Minor chip on left foot, otherwise intact, exc. cond. Very rare to have face painted black.
Provenance: Private Nevada collection, ex. Dr. David Harner collection, Arkansas, 1950s-1960s. Exhibited at the Marjorie Barrick Museum, UNLV, early 1980s. Exhibited and published: Ceremonial Objects of Ancient Mexico, April 28, 1984-Sept. 2, 1984, Memphis Pink Palace Museum, color pl. 36, p.8. & p.22.
Shipping Fee:
National: $24.00
International: $75.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Chupicuaro Small Blackface Figure

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Soleilplage $1,700.00 1 2/26/2018 10:25:15 AM
2. Threeoaks $1,600.00 1 2/26/2018 10:20:32 AM
3. Soleilplage $1,500.00 1 2/26/2018 10:09:47 AM

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