02-11-2013 02-11-2013
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  • Two West Mexican Pre-Columbian Items

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $180$150

    Two West Mexican Pre-Columbian Items, a headed figure fragment chewing a hallucinogen (?), and hunchback form with two hollow cavities in the back, ht. to 5 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi more ...

  • Michoacan Two-headed Flat Figure

    Lot: 2
    Sold for: $240$200

    Michoacan Two-headed Flat Figure, Mexico, c. 300 B.C., the terra-cotta standing form with braided hair and ear ornaments, (one leg missing), ht. 7 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. more ...

  • Three Jalisco Female Figures

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $400$325

    Three Jalisco Female Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., all of red terra-cotta and in a seated position, the largest is a rattle, (clay loss), ht. to 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio more ...

  • Vera Cruz Smiling Face Head

    Lot: 4
    Unsold  

    Vera Cruz Smiling Face Head, Mexico, c. 600-900 A.D., the hollow buff terra-cotta head with almond-shaped eyes, filed teeth, head wrap, and one remaining ear spool, on a wood stand, ht. 5 in. more ...

  • Tlatilco Pretty Lady

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $570$475

    Tlatilco Pretty Lady, Mexico, c. 800-500 B.C., the solid wide-hipped form with stylized coiffure and wearing ear ornaments, traces of red pigment, ht. 4 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi more ...

  • Two Jalisco Figures

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $510$425

    Two Jalisco Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., a standing sheep-face figure of buff-colored clay, and a seated warrior (?) with wounded leg, the warrior with black-painted detail, (clay more ...

  • Two Michoacan Pretty Ladies

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $1,020$850

    Two Michoacan Pretty Ladies, c. 500 B.C., the standing forms wearing necklaces and large ear ornaments, the hair with incised detail, traces of red and white pigment, (the larger with repaired leg), more ...

  • Jalisco Seated Figure with Bowl

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $300$250

    Jalisco Seated Figure with Bowl, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., burnished gray ware, ht. 7 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. more ...

  • Two Jalisco Items

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $277$225

    Two Jalisco Items, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., a female bed figure with black-painted detail, and a terra-cotta rattle with red and white stripe design, lg. of rattle 6 1/4 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Tarascan Pregnant Female Form

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $390$325

    Tarascan Pregnant Female Form, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the squatting form with hand pressing on abdomen, buff slip with red detail, (head reattached), ht. 7 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi more ...

  • Jalisco Mother and Child Figure

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $720$600

    Jalisco Mother and Child Figure, West Mexico, 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the seated mother with turban and nose, neck, and ear ornaments, solid red terra-cotta with white painted details, ht. 6 1/4 in. more ...

  • Jalisco Musician with Turtle Shell Rasp

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $1,080$900

    Jalisco Musician with Turtle Shell Rasp, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., wearing neck, ear, nose, and arm ornaments, red terra-cotta with black and white details, ht. 6 3/4 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Four Jalisco Female Pottery Figures

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $246$200

    Four Jalisco Female Pottery Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., three standing and one squatting, ht. to 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. more ...

  • Seven Mexican Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Figures

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $185$150

    Seven Mexican Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Figures, various cultures, ht. to 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. more ...

  • Nayarit Seated Male Figure

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $780$650

    Nayarit Seated Male Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., wearing ear and nose ornaments, holding a rattle in one hand and a small bowl in the other, painted red with traces of white detail. more ...

  • Tarascan Seated Musician

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $2,520$2,100

    Tarascan Seated Musician, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with shell trumpet resting on one knee and holding a rattle in one hand, red with traces of black decoration on the headdress, arms, and more ...

  • Chinesca Pottery Seated Female Figure

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $2,640$2,200

    Chinesca Pottery Seated Female Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with hands to the waist, wearing elaborate ear and nose ornaments, with stylized black decoration to the legs and face, ht. more ...

  • Pre-Columbian Female Effigy Vessel

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $1,200$1,000

    Pre-Columbian Female Effigy Vessel, West Mexico, c. 100 A.D.-250 A.D., the rotund form with hands to the abdomen and wearing ear, nose, and arm ornaments, the spout in the form of the figure's head, more ...

  • Jalisco Pottery Armadillo Vessel

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $720$600

    Jalisco Pottery Armadillo Vessel, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the noded shell with flared red-painted spout, (chips at rim of spout and tail), ht. 5 3/4, lg. 9 in. Provenance: Sergio more ...

  • Jalisco Sacrificial Scene

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $2,640$2,200

    Jalisco Sacrificial Scene, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the solid form with diminutive victim on all fours, being held down by the sacrificer who is holding a weapon in his raised hand, buff more ...

  • Jalisco Seated Male Figure Holding a Fan

    Lot: 21
    Sold for: $1,800$1,500

    Jalisco Seated Male Figure Holding a Fan, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with noded shoulders, one arm across both knees, buff terra-cotta painted red, (reattached forearm and foot), ht. 10 more ...

  • Three Colima Female Figures

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $420$350

    Three Colima Female Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., all wearing beaded necklaces and head wraps, (the large figure has been reassembled from five pieces), ht. to 8 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Two Miniature Jalisco Pottery Female Figures

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $431$350

    Two Miniature Jalisco Pottery Female Figures, Mexico, c. 100-B.C.-250 A.D., both standing, one is pregnant, traces of pigment, ht. to 3 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. more ...

  • Colima Pottery Dog

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $5,400$4,500

    Colima Pottery Dog, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the plump redware form lying prone, with toothy mouth and upright ears, strong mineral deposits, ht. 8 1/2, lg. 14 in. Provenance: Sergio more ...

  • Large Colima Warrior Figure

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $4,800$4,000

    Large Colima Warrior Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the standing form holding a feathered spear, wearing a headdress with shaman's horn in the center of the forehead, with waist band and more ...

  • Large Nayarit Standing Female Figure

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $7,800$6,500

    Large Nayarit Standing Female Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with hands to the waist and wearing a necklace, ear and arm ornaments, and headband, painted red with black resist decoration more ...

  • Pre-Columbian Hardstone Pendant

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $660$550

    Pre-Columbian Hardstone Pendant, polished black stone depicting a seated monkey (?), pierced for attachment, ht. 2 1/8 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. more ...

  • Pre-Columbian Jade Figural Pendant

    Lot: 28
    Unsold  

    Pre-Columbian Jade Figural Pendant, Costa Rica, c. 500-1200 A.D., a standing male figure mounted in gold wire on a Plexiglas armature, ht. 3 1/2 in. more ...

  • Four Pre-Columbian Metal Manta Pins

    Lot: 28A
    Unsold  

    Four Pre-Columbian Metal Manta Pins, Inca, c. 1400-1530 A.D., the triangular finial with two coiled projections, and a large silver form and two copper forms, the latter three pierced for viewing, more ...

  • Two Pre-Columbian Stone Items

    Lot: 29
    Unsold  

    Two Pre-Columbian Stone Items, an Inca canopa in the form of a llama, and a flared ear spool with two holes for attachment, lg. of canopa 2 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. more ...