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Auction Closes At: 12:31:00 12/12/2023
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 274. Tiahuanaco Snuff Tray & Tube "Tableta de Rape"
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $3,250.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $3,250.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Chimu, Chancay, Inca, etc.
Culture or Country: Border area, Bolivia.
Period: Tiahuanaco IV - V: 300 - 1000 A.D.
Size: 7-7/8L. tray & 6-1/4 tube.

Description: Both are carved from algarroba wood, and inset with turquoise or chrysocolla. The snuff tray depicts a warrior shaman holding a trophy head and tumi knife, inlaid turquoise eyes. The tube has a carved abstract face of geometric design, and inset turquoise eyes. Both have excellent ancient surface patinas. The tube has some minor ancient loss to the tip, otherwise both are intact examples. Mounted together on a custom black lucite display base. Nice examples.
Provenance: Private East Coast collection, acquired by the current collection in 1990. Fine Arts of Ancient Lands, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $55.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).
   




Tiahuanaco Snuff Tray & Tube "Tableta de Rape"

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. ajax $3,250.00 1 12/12/2023 12:22:35 PM
2. whitecloud $1,800.00 1 12/12/2023 12:04:22 PM
3. vicus $1,700.00 1 12/12/2023 11:24:25 AM
4. Deeeepocket $1,600.00 1 12/12/2023 10:31:23 AM
5. Rainland $3,000.00 1 12/12/2023 2:17:45 AM

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