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Auction 3185B

December 1, 2018 10:00AM

12-01-2018 12-01-2018

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Lot:
1
Estimate:
$400 - $500

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment, Nazca, c. 200-600 AD, with multicolored effigy panels, mounted, 16 x 1 3/4 in. More ...

Nazca Textile Panel

Nazca Textile Panel

Lot:
2
Estimate:
$800 - $1,000

Nazca Textile Panel, c. 600-800 AD, tightly woven in a geometric and concentric cross design, mounted on a linen panel, 21 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. More ...

Nazca Feather Ponchito

Nazca Feather Ponchito

Lot:
3
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,500

Nazca Feather Ponchito, c. 400 AD, made to be placed upon ceremonial statues, feathers woven into fabric, 8 in. x 8 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Strips

Pre-Columbian Textile Strips

Lot:
4
Estimate:
$300 - $400

Pre-Columbian Textile Strips, Paracas, Andes, c. 100 BC-200 AD, depicting monkeys, mounted on a linen panel, 17 x 1 1/2 in. each. More ...

Pre-Columbian Chuspas Bag

Pre-Columbian Chuspas Bag

Lot:
5
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Pre-Columbian Chuspas Bag, Peru, feathered bag with bird effigy on one side, with carrying strap, 10 x 6 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Lot:
6
Estimate:
$400 - $500

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment, Peru, c. 200-600 AD, with multicolored avian designs, mounted, 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

Lot:
7
Estimate:
$400 - $500

Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment, Peru, c. 200-600 AD, with multicolored avian designs, with an image of a large bird in the center, framed, 12 1/4 x 6 3/4 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Textile Apron

Pre-Columbian Textile Apron

Lot:
8
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Pre-Columbian Textile Apron, Peru, c. 200-600 AD, with numerous multicolored avian motifs, framed, 17 x 11 3/4 in. More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Ornaments

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Ornaments

Lot:
9
Estimate:
$800 - $1,200

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Ornaments, Chimu, Lambayeque, Peru, c. 1000-1425 AD, 14kt gold, each depicting a human figure wearing an elaborate headdress, hammered thin and with punctuate decoration, More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Necklaces

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Necklaces

Lot:
10
Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Two Pre-Columbian Gold Necklaces, Peru, Chimu, c. 1000-1400 AD, thin 14kt gold sheet made into large beads, strung on two necklaces, (one bead loose), lg. 15 and 14 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Hollow Gold Pendant

Pre-Columbian Hollow Gold Pendant

Lot:
11
Estimate:
$700 - $900

Pre-Columbian Hollow Gold Pendant, Chimu, Lambayeque, Peru, c. 1000-1425 AD, depicting a human figure, with a small hole at each end, lg. 1 1/3 in. Provenance: Private collection, Boston, More ...

Chorrera Effigy Stirrup-spout Vessel

Chorrera Effigy Stirrup-spout Vessel

Lot:
12
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Chorrera Effigy Stirrup-spout Vessel, c. 800-400 BC, a triangular bird atop three globes, light red-brown surface, ht. 7 3/4 in. Provenance: Private collection, Columbus, Ohio; Robert Duff, Long More ...

Chorrera Effigy Stirrup-spout Vessel

Chorrera Effigy Stirrup-spout Vessel

Lot:
13
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Chorrera Effigy Stirrup-spout Vessel, c. 800-400 BC, redware vessel depicting a mythical bird, with white slip-line highlights to face, wings, and chest, ht. 7 in. Provenance: Private More ...

Chorrera Stirrup Vessel

Chorrera Stirrup Vessel

Lot:
14
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Chorrera Stirrup Vessel, c. 1200-500 BC, single-ridged stirrup-spout grayware vessel depicting a rodent atop an irregular half sphere cherimoya fruit base, the rodent holds its front legs up to its More ...

Chorrera Stirrup Vessel

Chorrera Stirrup Vessel

Lot:
15
Estimate:
$2,500 - $3,500

Chorrera Stirrup Vessel, c. 1200-500 BC, brownware in the form of a squatting dwarf figure with a single spout and ring handle emerging from the head, alternatively burnished and glazed, ht. 10 3/4 More ...

Chorrera Female Figure

Chorrera Female Figure

Lot:
16
Estimate:
$3,000 - $4,000

Chorrera Female Figure, c. 1000-500 BC, tall figure standing on rounded legs and slim torso tapering into short robust arms held close at her sides, with trance-like expression and wearing a cap More ...

Olmec Terra-cotta Head

Olmec Terra-cotta Head

Lot:
17
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Olmec Terra-cotta Head, c. 1000-400 BC, portrait head of a baby, with full lips and slightly open mouth with teeth, well-modeled nose below coffee bean eyes with pierced pupils, one raised brow and More ...

Colima Warrior Figure

Colima Warrior Figure

Lot:
18
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Colima Warrior Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 BC-250 AD, the warrior figure with bird wings on his back, wearing a zoomorphic helmet and carrying a weapon in each hand, ht. 5 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Colima Pottery Dog Vessel

Colima Pottery Dog Vessel

Lot:
19
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Colima Pottery Dog Vessel, Protoclassic, 100 BC- 250 AD, standing looking ahead with teeth bared, wide rounded belly, pointed ears and spout as raised tail, overall dark reddish brown, ht. 7 1/2 More ...

Large Colima Standing Figure

Large Colima Standing Figure

Lot:
20
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Large Colima Standing Figure, c. 100 BC-500 AD, standing erect, right hand holding a staff, left hand outstretched, with large piercings at the ears and a horn protruding from the pointed crown, More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Sculpture

Pre-Columbian Pottery Sculpture

Lot:
21
Estimate:
$1,200 - $1,800

Pre-Columbian Pottery Sculpture, Colima, c. 250 BC-250 AD, a royal person being carried in a covered litter by four attendants, ht. 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Roy Oswald collection, Arizona. More ...

Colima Hunchback Figure

Colima Hunchback Figure

Lot:
22
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Colima Hunchback Figure, Protoclassic, c. 100 BC-500 AD, seated and leaning forward with legs crossed and arms resting on his knees, displaying full barrel chest with raised pectorals, with open More ...

Jalisco Seated Male Figure

Jalisco Seated Male Figure

Lot:
23
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Jalisco Seated Male Figure, Protoclassic, c. 100 BC-250 AD, seated with long narrow arms resting on drawn-up knees, wearing a painted tunic, the head bent forward, long nose dominating the face, More ...

Jalisco Seated Female Figure

Jalisco Seated Female Figure

Lot:
24
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Jalisco Seated Female Figure, Protoclassic, c. 100 BC-250 AD, seated with legs apart, her diminutive arms held out below high broad shoulders, the large head with long nose dominating the face, with More ...

Five Nayarit Female Figures

Five Nayarit Female Figures

Lot:
25
Estimate:
$500 - $700

Five Nayarit Female Figures, c. 100 BC-250 AD, all standing, one holding a puppy, ht. to 6 in. More ...

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dwelling with Figures

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dwelling with Figures

Lot:
26
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Pre-Columbian Pottery Dwelling with Figures, Nayarit, c. 100 BC-250 AD, two-sided structure on short footings, with three figures sitting under the roof, various items on the floor, ht. 5 1/2 in. More ...

Pair of Nayarit Male and Female Figures

Pair of Nayarit Male and Female Figures

Lot:
27
Estimate:
$4,000 - $6,000

Pair of Nayarit Male and Female Figures, western coast of Mexico, c. 100 BC-250 AD, polychrome decorated hollow pottery figures, the female holding a bowl in her left hand, the male holding a More ...

Four Veracruz Head Fragments

Four Veracruz Head Fragments

Lot:
28
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Four Veracruz Head Fragments, late classic period, 550-950 AD, including a smiling head with spider monkey molded on the headdress, an El Faisan-type head with red tattoos on the checks, a head with More ...

Veracruz Head Fragment

Veracruz Head Fragment

Lot:
29
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Veracruz Head Fragment, classic period, 450-650 AD, the elaborately adorned warrior's head with banded helmet, medallions at each side and secured with a chinstrap, wearing large tasseled ear More ...

Veracruz Pottery Figure

Veracruz Pottery Figure

Lot:
30
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Veracruz Pottery Figure, Mexico, c. 700-900 AD, seated figure with crossed legs and hands on knees, wearing a black tar painted headdress, (reassembled from fragments), ht. 6 in. Provenance: Roy More ...