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Auction Closes At: 11:14:01 03/06/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 008. Olmec Pottery Head
Estimate: $4,000-$6,000
Current High Bid: $3,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000-600 B.C.
Size: 5-1/2H. x 4-1/2W.

Description: Fine and large grayware pottery head of an adolescent, originally from a figure, depicted with expressive and beautiful facial features, parted lips with two front teeth, tufted hairdo with incised details. Scattered surface deposits and remaining traces of cinnabar. Intact. A top quality example. Old custom lucite base.
Provenance: Private Oregon collection, ex. Arte Primitivo, Auction # 66, lot 001, 2013, acquired from the estate of Martin Blumenthal, NYC., ex. Alphonse Jax, NYC, 1985, ex. Mathias Komor, NYC.,1970s.
Shipping Fee:
National: $25.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Pottery Head

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Chris N. $3,000.00 1 3/6/2020 11:05:24 AM
2. Klimt $2,900.00 1 3/6/2020 11:04:38 AM
3. Chris N. $2,700.00 1 3/6/2020 11:02:49 AM
4. Klimt $2,600.00 1 3/6/2020 11:02:17 AM
5. Chris N. $2,500.00 1 3/6/2020 10:14:20 AM

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