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Auction Closes At: 10:44:00 03/02/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 023. Sultepec Large Stone Mask
Estimate: $18,000-$22,000
Current High Bid: $8,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $8,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Guerrero, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 400-100 B.C.
Size: 7-5/8H. x 7-3/8W.

Description: Carved greenish-gray stone large face mask having strong relief carved facial features, oval recessed eyes, toothy mouth, heavy brow ridge, large and exaggerated angular nose, rounded cheeks, and narrow tab ears. Drilled perforations at the edges for attachment. Overall lightly encrusted surface patina with some remaining traces of red pigment highlights. Intact, exc. cond. A top quality example and quite scarce in this large size. Custom bronze base.
Provenance: Ex. Meza Family collection, Whittier, CA., acquired 1960s. CIRAM test report included.
Shipping Fee:
National: $39.00
International: $169.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Sultepec Large Stone Mask

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Elagabalus $8,500.00 1 3/2/2020 10:37:56 AM

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