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Auction Closes At: 10:13:00 03/04/2024
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 005. Tlatilco Old Deity Maskette
Estimate: $3,000-$5,000
Current High Bid: $4,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $4,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Tlatilco.
Period: Ca. 1150 - 550 B.C.
Size: 4-7/8H. x 4-3/4W.

Description: Pottery face mask depicting an elderly deity having very expressive facial features, heavily wrinkled face, sunken openwork eyes and mouth, high cheek bones and small ears. Some remaining areas of red pigment highlight on the surface. Three attachment holes along the edges. An ancient chip at the center top edge, otherwise intact, overall exc. cond. Custom bronze base. An excellent example.
Provenance: The Merrin Gallery. Ex. Mathias Komor, NYC. 1970s, with original gallery label affixed. Ex. Everett Rassiga, NYC.
Shipping Fee:
National: $52.00
International: $125.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tlatilco Old Deity Maskette

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Xochipilli $4,000.00 1 3/4/2024 10:06:52 AM
2. lll $3,750.00 1 3/4/2024 10:06:18 AM
3. Xochipilli $3,500.00 1 3/4/2024 2:08:19 AM
4. Bobcat $3,250.00 1 3/3/2024 6:28:15 PM
5. JBE $3,000.00 1 2/27/2024 5:01:41 PM

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