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Auction 3113T

July 2, 2018 12:00PM
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July 11, 2018 10:00AM

07-02-2018 07-11-2018

274 Cedar Hill St, Marlborough

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Olmec Terra-cotta Baby Figure

Olmec Terra-cotta Baby Figure

Lot:
1001
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Olmec Terra-cotta Baby Figure, c. 1000-500 BC, the seated figure with stylized hair holding a vessel in its lap, reconstructed from large pieces, (vessel has separated from figure), ht. 9 3/4 in. More ...

Olmec Coyote Beaker

Olmec Coyote Beaker

Lot:
1002
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Olmec Coyote Beaker, c. 1500-400 BC, black glaze, ht. 4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Taos, New Mexico. More ...

Olmec Venus Figure

Olmec Venus Figure

Lot:
1003
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Olmec Venus Figure, Pre-classic, 1200-900 BC, ht. 5 in. More ...

Olmec Sleeping Fox Vessel

Olmec Sleeping Fox Vessel

Lot:
1004
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Olmec Sleeping Fox Vessel, Mexico, 1500-400 BC, oval vessel with front fox legs outstretched, and rear legs at the back of the vessel, opening on top of the head, ht. 5 1/2, lg. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Colima Pottery Dog Vessel

Colima Pottery Dog Vessel

Lot:
1005
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Colima Pottery Dog Vessel, Protoclassic, 100 BC-AD 250, standing looking ahead with head up and teeth bared, wide rounded belly, pointed ears and spout as raised tail, overall reddish brown, ht. 7, More ...

Colima Figure of a Man Carrying an Olla

Colima Figure of a Man Carrying an Olla

Lot:
1006
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Colima Figure of a Man Carrying an Olla, Protoclassic, 100 BC-AD 250, ht. 3 1/2 in. Provenance: Ziesseniss collection, Pennsylvania. More ...

Vera Cruz Coast Watcher Figure

Vera Cruz Coast Watcher Figure

Lot:
1007
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Vera Cruz Coast Watcher Figure, Late classic, 550-950 AD, ht. 5 in. Provenance: Ziesseniss collection, Pennsylvania. More ...

Colima Spout Vessel

Colima Spout Vessel

Lot:
1008
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Colima Spout Vessel, Colombia, c. 100-900 AD, stirrup-spout vessel depicting a dove, ht. 4 1/2, lg. 5 in. Provenance: T. Misenhimer collection, California. More ...

Shipibo Pottery Vessel

Shipibo Pottery Vessel

Lot:
1009
Sold for:
$246$200

Shipibo Pottery Vessel, Peruvian Amazon, glazed figural vessel, ht. 10 in. More ...

Costa Rican Jaguar Pottery Urn

Costa Rican Jaguar Pottery Urn

Lot:
1010
Sold for:
$246$200

Costa Rican Jaguar Pottery Urn, Nicoya Peninsula, c. 500-1000 AD, highly decorated polychrome vessel in the form of a crouching jaguar, ht. 14 1/2 in. More ...

Valdivia Female Venus Figure Fragment

Valdivia Female Venus Figure Fragment

Lot:
1011
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Valdivia Female Venus Figure Fragment, Ecuador, c. 3500 BC, ht. 2 in. Provenance: Ziesseniss collection, Pennsylvania. More ...

Valdivia Female Venus Figure

Valdivia Female Venus Figure

Lot:
1012
Sold for:
$615$500

Valdivia Female Venus Figure, Ecuador, c. 3500 BC, ht. 4 in. Provenance: Ziesseniss collection, Pennsylvania. More ...

Tlatilco Man/Maternity Figure

Tlatilco Man/Maternity Figure

Lot:
1013
Sold for:
$1,476$1,200

Tlatilco Man/Maternity Figure, c. 1250-800 BC, rare example of the early man figure, ht. 5 1/2 in. Provenance: Huber collection, California. More ...

Moche Stirrup-spout Vessel

Moche Stirrup-spout Vessel

Lot:
1014
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Moche Stirrup-spout Vessel, c. 500-800 AD, ht. 7 in. Provenance: Private collection, Washington, DC. More ...

Moche Blackware Pottery Portrait Vessel

Moche Blackware Pottery Portrait Vessel

Lot:
1015
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Moche Blackware Pottery Portrait Vessel, c. 800 AD, single-spout vessel decorated in relief with two faces, ht. 7 in. More ...

Seated Colima Figure

Seated Colima Figure

Lot:
1016
Sold for:
$277$225

Seated Colima Figure, Protoclassic, 100 BC-AD 250, legs apart, arms outstretched, mouth open with head jutting forward, ht. 6 3/4 in. More ...

Mezcala Gray Stone Figure

Mezcala Gray Stone Figure

Lot:
1017
Sold for:
$523$425

Mezcala Gray Stone Figure, Guererro, Mexico, c. 400 BC, ht. 4 1/4 in. Provenance: Stendahl Gallery, Los Angeles. More ...

Narino Polychrome Pottery Whistle

Narino Polychrome Pottery Whistle

Lot:
1018
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Narino Polychrome Pottery Whistle, c. 800-1500 AD, Ecuador, rare large ocarina whistle, decorated with fine abstract designs, lg. 6 1/4, ht. 3 in. More ...

Tairona Flute

Tairona Flute

Lot:
1019
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Tairona Flute, Colombia, c. 1000 AD, four-tone flute with a cacique sitting figure, ht. 2 in. Provenance: Leonard Kalina, Los Angeles, California. More ...

Mantena Musical Whistle

Mantena Musical Whistle

Lot:
1020
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Mantena Musical Whistle, c. 850-1600 AD, in the form of a sitting coatimundi eating fruit, ht. 3 1/2 in. Provenance: Hard collection, San Diego, California. More ...

Mayan Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Mayan Polychrome Pottery Bowl

Lot:
1021
Sold for:
$492$400

Mayan Polychrome Pottery Bowl, c. 550-950 AD, Honduras, with bird-head glyphs painted around the sides, ht. 4 1/2, dia. 7 1/2 in. More ...

Mayan Flute

Mayan Flute

Lot:
1022
Sold for:
$615$500

Mayan Flute, Late classic, 550-950 AD, depicting Chuuk, the God of Rain, lg. 9 1/2 in. Provenance: Private collection, Taos, New Mexico. More ...

Three Terra-cotta Fragments and a Stone Figure from Haiti

Three Terra-cotta Fragments and a Stone Figure from Haiti

Lot:
1023
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Three Terra-cotta Fragments and a Stone Figure from Haiti, pre-contact period, three fragments from pottery, the fourth a stone figure, with holes drilled top and bottom and side to side, found in More ...

Suriname Stool

Suriname Stool

Lot:
1024
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Suriname Stool, late 19th century, wood and brass tacks, ht. 9, lg. 14 3/4 in. More ...

Four Tukano Necklaces

Four Tukano Necklaces

Lot:
1025
Sold for:
$123$100

Four Tukano Necklaces, early to mid-20th century, necklace with fish bones, seeds, and a tooth from the Vaupes region on the border with Colombia and Brazil; a tapir jawbone and fish bone necklace More ...

Polychrome Carved Wood Face Mask

Polychrome Carved Wood Face Mask

Lot:
1026
Sold for:
$98$80

Polychrome Carved Wood Face Mask, Colombia, early 20th century, ht. 9 1/4, wd. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Kayapo Hardwood War Club

Kayapo Hardwood War Club

Lot:
1027
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Kayapo Hardwood War Club, Amazonian Brazil, 20th century, with woven cane decorated handle and fiber attachments, lg. 38 in. More ...

Tukano Basketry Blow Gun Dart Carrier with Blow Gun

Tukano Basketry Blow Gun Dart Carrier with Blow Gun

Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$277$225

Tukano Basketry Blow Gun Dart Carrier with Blow Gun, early 20th century, dart carrier filled with arrows, lg. of blow gun 96, lg. of case 16 in. More ...

Amazon Wood Bow and Ten Arrows

Amazon Wood Bow and Ten Arrows

Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$246$200

Amazon Wood Bow and Ten Arrows, c. 19th century, arrows used for hunting and fishing, bow with original fiber string, lg. of bow 77, arrows lg. 48 1/2 to 61 in. More ...

Three Amazon Carved Wood Bows

Three Amazon Carved Wood Bows

Lot:
1030
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Three Amazon Carved Wood Bows, late 19th/early 20th century, hardwood, one with remnant fiber wrapping and string, lg. 71, 81, and 88 in. More ...