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Pre-Columbian Incised Decorated Jade Plaque

Auction:
2506
Lot:
36
Sold for:
$652$550

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2506
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Pre-Columbian Incised Decorated Jade Plaque, Costa Rica, with Olmec influence, c. 500-700 A.D., usually worn at the waist, the speckled jade form incised on one side with the image of a lord seated on a throne, with a small dog at his feet and glyphs on the right, traces of red pigment, perforated for suspension, (repaired break), ht. 5 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

Jade Plaque, Costa Rica, Archaeology, Civilizations, Hardstone carving, Jade, Olmec

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