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Auction Closes At: 17:01:00 12/12/2022
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 209. Large Choretega Urn with Face
Estimate: $2,500-$3,500
Current High Bid: $1,250.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,250.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Central America and the Caribbean - Costa Rica
Culture or Country: Costa Rica.
Period: Ca. 500 - 1000 A.D.
Size: 15H. x 8-1/2W.

Description: Large polychrome decorated pottery head vessel depicting a human head with highly stylized features, large round eyes, relief c-shape ears and protruding tongue. Upper band of stylized glyphs and painted bands of various geometric decoration. Areas of root marks and scattered surface deposits. Repaired from approximately eight original pieces with restoration over the break lines, overall exc. cond. An impressive example.
Provenance: Scheifele private collection, CT. Ex. The Lands Beyond Gallery, NYC. Private NYC collection. Ex. Kimball Sterling Auction, 10/2000. Ex. Arte Primitivo auction # 59, lot 89.
Shipping Fee:
National: $92.00
International: $190.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Large Choretega Urn with Face

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. dylon $1,250.00 1 12/12/2022 4:51:40 PM

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