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Auction Closes At: 13:14:00 03/04/2024
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 098. Late Zapotec Rain God Incensario
Estimate: $15,000-$22,000
Current High Bid: $7,500.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $7,500.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Early Post Classic Periods
Culture or Country: Monte Alban, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1350 A.D.
Size: 8-1/2H. x 6-1/2W.

Description: Fine grayware pottery fancy incensario depicting the god of lightning and rain, Cocijo, sitting on a throne, wearing the nasal buccal mask, large elaborate headdress with a central top glyphic plaque, side lappets, spool ear ornaments and large necklace with a central pendant. Bifurcated tongue, seated with legs crossed and holding his hands on his knees. The throne consists of a raised platform with a large and very fancy back consisting of interlocking geometric elements. Cylindrical urn incorporated behind the deity. Overall scattered cream color lime deposits with a few remaining traces of red-brown pigment highlights. Intact, excellent condition. This is an top quality, extremely fine example.
Provenance: Ex. estate collection of professor Karl Cohen, San Francisco, (The Cartoon King & famous animator) and then by descent to his wife, acquired in the 1970s or prior. Ciram Lab TL report # 0323-OA-18N-3.
Shipping Fee:
National: $68.00
International: $165.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Late Zapotec Rain God Incensario

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. longcat $7,500.00 1 2/17/2024 8:59:23 PM

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