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Auction Closes At: 13:22:00 03/04/2024
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 102. Large Veracruz Head with Black Painted Face
Estimate: $1,000-$1,500
Current High Bid: $650.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $650.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Early Post Classic Periods
Culture or Country: Remojadas, Veracruz.
Period: Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.
Size: 9H. x 9-1/2W.

Description: Large, buff terracotta head off a full figure. The wide face is painted almost entirely with black chapopote save for the sclera part of the bulging eyes and the well defined teeth recessed beneath wide, thin lips. The very angular and pointy nose flares at the base and he wears a chin strap extenting to the temples. Ear spools and bundle ornaments at top. Large, square firing hole on reverse. Base has been built up to make this a freestanding head, restoration to bottom left head bundle, left ear and tip of central horn, and a chip on lower right eyelid.
Provenance: NYC. collection. Ex. Arte Primitivo auction # 55, lot 163, 2010. Ex. collection of Joseph and Margaret Coltrera, NYC., acquired 1950s to 1960s, to family by descent.
Shipping Fee:
National: $65.00
International: $159.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Large Veracruz Head with Black Painted Face

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. lll $650.00 1 3/4/2024 9:44:08 AM
2. johnw10 $625.00 1 3/4/2024 1:14:22 PM
3. morewood $575.00 1 3/4/2024 1:08:09 PM
4. morewood $525.00 1 3/4/2024 1:07:13 PM

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