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Auction Closes At: 11:47:00 09/28/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 047. Exceptional Teotihuacan Basalt Huehueteotl Brazier
Estimate: $12,000-$18,000
Current High Bid: $15,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $15,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - West Coast and Classic Period Cultures
Culture or Country: Teotihuacan, Mexico.
Period: Classic Period, ca. 450-650 A.D.
Size: 9-1/2H. x 6-1/4W.

Description: Fine carved basalt figural braizer depicting Huehueteotl, the old fire god, with his hands resting on his knees and legs crossed. Head held in a forward position, very expressive facial features with wrinkled sunken cheeks. Wearing a banded headdress having a carved braizer bowl in the top of his head. Overall remaining traces of a reddish-brown surface deposits, excellent ancient patina. Two minor ancient rim chips, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. A top quality example.
Provenance: Collection of Eugene Schnell, NYC. To family by descent. Ex. Franz Ebstein, Queens, NY., pre-1969.
Shipping Fee:
National: $85.00
International: $185.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Exceptional Teotihuacan Basalt Huehueteotl Brazier

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $15,000.00 1 9/28/2022 11:29:00 AM
2. Sky $14,500.00 1 9/28/2022 11:41:15 AM
3. Sky $14,000.00 1 9/28/2022 11:34:48 AM
4. Sky $13,500.00 1 9/28/2022 11:32:24 AM
5. Sky $12,500.00 1 9/28/2022 11:26:45 AM

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