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November 9, 2013 10:00 AMCalender

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  • Jalisco Sheepface Drummer

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $369$300

    Jalisco Sheepface Drummer, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., red/brown form with decorated cape, large ear spools, and coiled headband, remnant white painted details, ht. 6 1/4 in. more ...

  • Nayarit Seated Female Figure

    Lot: 2
    Unsold  

    Nayarit Seated Female Figure, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., holding a bowl to her right shoulder, with ear and nose ornaments, (repairs, minor clay loss), ht. 9 1/2 in. Provenance: New more ...

  • Jalisco Painted Pottery Warrior

    Lot: 3
    Sold for: $861$700

    Jalisco Painted Pottery Warrior, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., carrying a club and with red and white details, ht. 8 1/2 in. Provenance: New England collection, collected in the more ...

  • Large Colima Seated Male Figure

    Lot: 4
    Unsold  

    Large Colima Seated Male Figure, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., seated on a two-legged stool, one hand to his waist, the other to his thigh, (repairs, restoration, clay loss), ht. 22 1/2 more ...

  • Jalisco Seated Male Figure

    Lot: 5
    Unsold  

    Jalisco Seated Male Figure, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., hands to his knees and grimacing facial expression, (spotted surface, clay loss), ht. 15 in. Provenance: New England more ...

  • Jalisco Seated Male Figure

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $800$650

    Jalisco Seated Male Figure, Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., with hands to his knees and wearing studded armbands, with red and black pigments on a buff terra-cotta, ht. 15 in. Provenance: New more ...

  • Nayarit Female Figure with Bowl and Fan (?)

    Lot: 7
    Sold for: $431$350

    Nayarit Female Figure with Bowl and Fan (?), Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., standing figure with bowl on her shoulder, traces of pigment, (restoration, clay loss), ht. 13 1/4 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Jalisco Seated Pottery Figure

    Lot: 8
    Sold for: $1,230$1,000

    Jalisco Seated Pottery Figure, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., male form with wrists resting on his knees, wearing arm and leg decorations, (clay loss), ht. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: New more ...

  • Jalisco Female Figure

    Lot: 9
    Unsold  

    Jalisco Female Figure, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., the seated form with one arm outstretched, the other extended to her left ear, with white and black pigment, (some restoration), ht. 15 more ...

  • Jalisco Kneeling Female Figure

    Lot: 10
    Unsold  

    Jalisco Kneeling Female Figure, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., one hand holding a bowl to her chest, the other hand behind her left ear, ht. 13 1/4 in. Provenance: New England more ...

  • Jalisco Seated Female Pottery Figure

    Lot: 11
    Unsold  

    Jalisco Seated Female Pottery Figure, western coast of Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., with upswept arms to the shoulders, one holding a small bowl, (reconstructed from pieces, clay loss), ht. 15 more ...

  • Colima Pottery Dog

    Lot: 12
    Unsold  

    Colima Pottery Dog, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., plump standing redware form, (restoration to spout tail, rear leg, and one ear), ht. 9 1/4 x lg. 14 1/2 in. Provenance: New England more ...

  • Nayarit Seated Female Figure

    Lot: 13
    Unsold  

    Nayarit Seated Female Figure, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., with arms resting on one knee, exposed rib cage, painted with red, black, and white pigments, (minor clay loss), ht. 9 3/4 in. Provenance: more ...

  • Chinesco Seated Female Figure

    Lot: 14
    Sold for: $185$150

    Chinesco Seated Female Figure, Nayarit, Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., with one hand to her knee, the other to her face, red pigment detail, ht. 6 1/2 in. Provenance: New England collection, more ...

  • Nayarit Seated Figure

    Lot: 15
    Sold for: $246$200

    Nayarit Seated Figure, western Mexico, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., crossed legs and wearing ear and nose ornaments, (clay loss, repairs), ht. 11 1/2 in. Provenance: New England collection, collected more ...

  • Nayarit Seated Female Figure

    Lot: 16
    Sold for: $400$325

    Nayarit Seated Female Figure, c. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D., left hand holding a bowl on her shoulder, traces of red, black, and white pigments, (clay loss, repairs), ht. 12 in. Provenance: New England more ...

  • Olmec Terra-cotta Bowl

    Lot: 17
    Sold for: $330$275

    Olmec Terra-cotta Bowl, Mexico, c. 1000 - 500 B.C., cylindrical form with incised abstract avian design on one side, ht. 3 3/4, dia. 5 1/4 in. Provenance: New England collection, collected in more ...

  • Olmecoid Standing Female Figure

    Lot: 18
    Sold for: $1,020$850

    Olmecoid Standing Female Figure, Mexico, c. 800-400 B.C., solid buff-color form with rolls of fat (?) on arms and legs, with cross device at base of cranium, traces of red pigment, ht. 5 1/2 in. more ...

  • Olmec Seated Baby Figure

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $18,000$15,000

    Olmec Seated Baby Figure, Mexico, c. 1000 - 500 B.C., the hollow terra-cotta form with classic facial features, arms extended to the knees, a small pierced cross at back of head, (reassembled from more ...

  • Mayan Relief-carved Bone Fragment

    Lot: 20
    Sold for: $2,520$2,100

    Mayan Relief-carved Bone Fragment, c. 500 - 900 A.D., central face surrounded by abstract glyphs, lg. 7 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, 1960s. more ...

  • Pre-Columbian Carved Bone (?) Figure

    Lot: 21
    Sold for: $900$750

    Pre-Columbian Carved Bone (?) Figure, Mexico, face with olmecoid features, standing form with hands crossed below the abdomen, (repair), ht. 5 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, more ...

  • Pre-Columbian (?) Carved Bone Figure

    Lot: 22
    Sold for: $2,460$2,000

    Pre-Columbian (?) Carved Bone Figure, Mexico, standing human figure with hands to the abdomen, ht. 4 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, 1960s. more ...

  • Mayan Three-piece Shell Profile

    Lot: 23
    Sold for: $600$500

    Mayan Three-piece Shell Profile, Mexico, c. 550 - 950 A.D., man's upper torso, head, and headdress, incised detail with remains of red pigment, possibly set in wood originally, ht. 3 1/8 in. more ...

  • Two Mezcala Carved Stone Figures

    Lot: 24
    Sold for: $369$300

    Two Mezcala Carved Stone Figures, Guerrero, Mexico, c. 500 B.C., both abstract standing human figures, ht. to 4 5/8 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, 1960s. more ...

  • Mezcala Carved Stone Mask

    Lot: 25
    Sold for: $360$300

    Mezcala Carved Stone Mask, Guerrero, Mexico, c. 600 - 400 B.C., buff-color form with ovular eyes and mouth, pierced for suspension, 3 x 2 7/8 in. Provenance: Ex Leo and Lillian Fortess more ...

  • Mezcala Carved Stone Figure

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $420$350

    Mezcala Carved Stone Figure, Mexico, c. 500 - 200 B.C., abstract figure in black stone, ht. 8 1/4 in. Provenance: New England private collection, collected in the 1960s. more ...

  • Collection of Pre-Columbian Stone Ornaments

    Lot: 27
    Sold for: $660$550

    Collection of Pre-Columbian Stone Ornaments, Mexico, includes a Mixtec face bead, ear spools, and several stone and obsidian labrets, some fragments. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess more ...

  • Collection of Fourteen Miscellaneous Carved Stone and Jade Items

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $480$400

    Collection of Fourteen Miscellaneous Carved Stone and Jade Items, Mexico, includes ear spools, beads, and labrets, some fragments, dia. to 1 1/4 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess more ...

  • Four Stone Items from the Stendahl Collection

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $185$150

    Four Stone Items from the Stendahl Collection, two Tairona tubular beads, a Mexican pectoral, and an obsidian ear disc, lg. to 3 1/2 in. Provenance: Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, 1960s. more ...

  • Pair of Mayan Jadeite Ear Spools

    Lot: 30
    Sold for: $246$200

    Pair of Mayan Jadeite Ear Spools, c. 500 - 800 A.D., both with small perforation on the back, wd. to 2 1/2 in. Provenance: Ex Leo and Lillian Fortess collection, 1960s. more ...