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Auction Closes At: 12:12:01 12/15/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 078. Colima Armadillo Vessel
Estimate: $2,500-$3,500
Current High Bid: $1,700.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,700.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - West Coast and Classic Period Cultures
Culture or Country: Colima.
Period: Ca. 100 B.C.- 250 A.D.
Size: 12L. x 5H.

Description: Red-brown pottery vessel depicting an armadillo having a wide open spout at the rear. Standing on four short legs and having a plated back shell with stippled details on the front and rear plates. With black painted underbelly. Scattered areas of mineral deposits on the surface. Rear spout portion reattached with restoration over the exterior break line, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. Depictions of armadillos are quite rare in Colima sculpture.
Provenance: Emily & Walter Mead Collection, Santa Fe, NM., active 1960s - 1990s. (Mead Paper Corporation family).
Shipping Fee:
National: $60.00
International: $132.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Colima Armadillo Vessel

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $1,700.00 1 12/15/2022 12:04:12 PM
2. Ophiodon $1,650.00 1 12/15/2022 12:02:53 PM
3. ajax $1,600.00 1 12/15/2022 12:01:09 PM
4. Ophiodon $1,550.00 1 12/15/2022 12:00:38 PM
5. ajax $1,500.00 1 12/15/2022 11:57:23 AM

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