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Auction 2563B

September 24, 2011 10:00AM

09-24-2011 09-24-2011

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Pre-Columbian Pottery Musician

Pre-Columbian Pottery Musician

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$563$475

Pre-Columbian Pottery Musician, Jalisco, c. 100 B.C.- 250 A.D., a standing male figure playing a rasp, traces of two-color decoration, (repair), 13 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Pre-Columbian Pottery Figure, Colima, a seated male wearing a tunic, ht. 12 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figure

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figure

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$830$700

Pre-Columbian Painted Pottery Figure, West Mexico, Jalisco, c. 100 B.C.- 250 A.D., a kneeling female form with traces of black decoration, ht. 11 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Seated Figure

Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Seated Figure

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$2,370$2,000

Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Seated Figure, Zapotec (?), c. 450-650 A.D., sitting cross legged and with fragmentary headdress, ear, nose and neck ornaments, two pieces with custom stand, ht. 17 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Hacha

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Hacha

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

Pre-Columbian Carved Stone Hacha, Vera Cruz, c. 600-900 A.D., a stylized human face with downcast eyes, round perforation, custom stand, 7 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 2 in. Provenance: Estate of Margaret More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Fragment

Pre-Columbian Pottery Fragment

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$326$275

Pre-Columbian Pottery Fragment, Vera Cruz area, c. 600-900 A.D., a standing feline figure in relief, (repair), 14 x 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Estate of Margaret Craver Withers. More ...

Pre-Columbian Gold Zoomorphic Pendant

Pre-Columbian Gold Zoomorphic Pendant

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$2,844$2,400

Pre-Columbian Gold Zoomorphic Pendant, Colombia, Tairona, c. 800-1500 A.D., an abstract two-headed form on four spiral circles, the larger head with four rows of small rings, with ferocious grin and More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel

Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$1,960$1,600

Pre-Columbian Pottery Vessel, Nicaragua, depicting a stylized two-color seated monkey, the framed face with coffee bean eyes and oval mouth, the tail in the form of a spout with strap, (cracks), ht. More ...

Three Pre-Columbian Blackware Vessels

Three Pre-Columbian Blackware Vessels

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$563$475

Three Pre-Columbian Blackware Vessels, Peru, Chimu, 1250-1450 A.D., all with strap and spout design, a female-vegetable (?) form, one with standing male figure, and a mold made form, (repairs), ht. More ...

Three Pre-Columbian Carved Wood Items

Three Pre-Columbian Carved Wood Items

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,007$850

Three Pre-Columbian Carved Wood Items, Peru, Chancay, c. 1100-1460 A.D., two palanquin supports with feline finials, as well as a staff with a circular opening and a human figure standing on an More ...

Pre-Columbian Weaving Kit

Pre-Columbian Weaving Kit

Lot:
12
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Weaving Kit, Peru, Chancay, c. 800-1200 A.D., the basketry box with a large group of spindles, spindle whorls, wool, and textile fragments, (damage), lg. 16 in. Provenance: More ...

Pre-Columbian Woven Sash

Pre-Columbian Woven Sash

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$459$375

Pre-Columbian Woven Sash, Peru, Nazca, c. 200-700 A.D., long sash with zigzag design done in multicolored camelid wool, lg. 132, wd. 2 3/4 in. More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Wrapped Textile Panels

Two Pre-Columbian Wrapped Textile Panels

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$444$375

Two Pre-Columbian Wrapped Textile Panels, Nazca, c. 200-600 A.D., hair bundles wrapped with multicolored wool, with abstract spider designs on a red ground, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. Provenance: More ...

Three Pre-Columbian Textiles

Three Pre-Columbian Textiles

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$593$500

Three Pre-Columbian Textiles, Peru, various cultures, an ochre-colored manta with embroidered designs, a patchwork fragment, and a large textile with abstract striped pattern, (damage), large panel More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Textile Tunics

Two Pre-Columbian Textile Tunics

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$385$325

Two Pre-Columbian Textile Tunics, Peru, one with brown stripes, the second with opposing color stripes, (damage), sizes to 22 1/2 x 17 in. Provenance: Collected by Ernest Mitchell in the 1920s. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$296$250

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment, Chancay, c. 800-1200 A.D., loosely woven brown cloth with embroidered abstract faces, mounted, 16 x 14 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$326$275

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment, Nazca, c. 200-600 A.D., with double-headed serpents and a mythological creature at one end, mounted, lg. 19, wd. 2 in. More ...

Seven Pre-Columbian Woven Slings

Seven Pre-Columbian Woven Slings

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$337$275

Seven Pre-Columbian Woven Slings, Peru, a variety of cultures, a variety in various sizes and colors, lg. to 100 in. Provenance: Collected by Ernest Mitchell in the 1920s. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Panel

Pre-Columbian Textile Panel

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$3,063$2,500

Pre-Columbian Textile Panel, Nazca, c. 200-600 A.D., with ties at the corners, the multicolored panel depicts two "spider-man" figures and various abstract designs, 24 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Multicolored Textile Panel

Pre-Columbian Multicolored Textile Panel

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$8,888$7,500

Pre-Columbian Multicolored Textile Panel, Peru, Siguas culture, c. 500 B.C.-100 A.D., with stylized central figure, the torso with framed double snakes, multiple-headed snake design at both ends, More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Textile Items

Four Pre-Columbian Textile Items

Lot:
22
Unsold
 

Four Pre-Columbian Textile Items, Peru, woven pouches, two with fringed bottoms, and a gauze panel, largest pouch 20 x 12 in. Provenance: Collected by Ernest Mitchell in the 1920s. More ...

Seven Pre-Columbian Textile Fragments

Seven Pre-Columbian Textile Fragments

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$504$425

Seven Pre-Columbian Textile Fragments, Peru, various cultures, four narrow strips with zoomorphic devices, two with multiple panels, and a blue panel with elaborate borders on two sides, sizes to 25 More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Textiles

Two Pre-Columbian Textiles

Lot:
24
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Two Pre-Columbian Textiles, Peru, a Nazca panel with multicolored knit "munecas" on one edge, and a panel with six abstract sections, sizes to 25 x 18 1/2 in. Provenance: Collected by Ernest More ...

Six Pre-Columbian Textile Fragments

Six Pre-Columbian Textile Fragments

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$237$200

Six Pre-Columbian Textile Fragments, Peru, various cultures, five strips and one panel, all with various abstract animal and avian designs, sizes to 27 x 13 in. Provenance: Collected by Ernest More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$415$350

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment, Peru, with multicolored diagonal zigzag pattern on a dark drown background, 29 x 25 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$296$250

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment, Peru, a gauze-like background with stylized animal and bird designs, stepped border and fringe at the bottom, 21 1/2 x 18 in. More ...

Two Tribal Items

Two Tribal Items

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$474$400

Two Tribal Items, a Ugandan wood shield with cane wrapping and hide-covered edge, and a leather-covered wood quiver with metal-tipped arrows, shield ht. 33, quiver ht. 20 1/2 in. More ...

Two Large African Pottery Vessels

Two Large African Pottery Vessels

Lot:
29
Sold for:
$474$400

Two Large African Pottery Vessels, Mali and Lobi, one with lid surface nubs overall, the other with flared rim, applied lizards and incised decoration, ht. to 19 in. More ...

Akan Ceramic Vessel

Akan Ceramic Vessel

Lot:
30
Sold for:
$148$125

Akan Ceramic Vessel, with handle and spout, human head knob, and small bird adornos on the upper half, ht. 8 in. More ...

Four African Pottery Vessels

Four African Pottery Vessels

Lot:
31
Unsold
 

Four African Pottery Vessels, an Ashanti vessel with lid, a bottle shape from Mali, a prehistoric vessel from Sierra Leone, and a ritual jar from Mali, ht. to 11 in. More ...