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Auction Closes At: 11:03:01 03/06/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 007. Olmec Seated Baby
Estimate: $18,000-$24,000
Current High Bid: $5,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $5,000.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures
Culture or Country: Mexico.
Period: Ca. 1000-800 B.C.
Size: 10-1/2H. x 8W.

Description: Buff color pottery seated adolescent with splayed legs, holding his right hand on his waist and left hand on his knee. Depicted with very expressive facial features, having an open, toothy mouth, puffy cheeks, slanted narrow eyes and heavy browline. Large applied hair tuft in the center of his forehead, with incised details and highlighted with black bitumen. Painted black highlights on body. Repaired break through the body and arms, legs and head reattached. Repaired breaks to the face with some facial resurfacing to hide the break lines, upper lip and tip of nose restored, feet restored.
Provenance: Meza Family Collection, whittier, CA. acquired 1960s. T.L. test certificate included.
Shipping Fee:
National: $35.00
International: $142.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Olmec Seated Baby

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. platon $5,000.00 1 3/6/2020 10:56:13 AM
2. Huehueteotl $4,500.00 1 3/4/2020 10:32:05 PM
3. beaubrummel $3,000.00 1 3/4/2020 8:00:06 PM

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