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December 1, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

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  • Pre-Columbian Textile Fragment

    Lot: 1
    Sold for: $369$300

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

  • Nazca Textile Panel

    Lot: 2
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    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

    Lot: 3
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    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

    Lot: 4
    Sold for: $185$150

    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

    Lot: 5
    Sold for: $584$475

    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

    Lot: 6
    Sold for: $492$400

    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

    Lot: 7
    Unsold  

    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

    Lot: 8
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    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

    Lot: 9
    Sold for: $2,091$1,700

    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

    Lot: 10
    Sold for: $1,968$1,600

    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

    Lot: 11
    Sold for: $1,107$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

    Lot: 12
    Sold for: $738$600

    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

    Lot: 13
    Sold for: $861$700

    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

    Lot: 14
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    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

    Lot: 15
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    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

    Lot: 16
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    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

    Lot: 17
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    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

    Lot: 18
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    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

    Lot: 19
    Sold for: $461$375

    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

    Lot: 20
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    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

    Lot: 21
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    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

    Lot: 22
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    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

    Lot: 23
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    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

    Lot: 24
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    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

    Lot: 25
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    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

    Lot: 26
    Sold for: $1,476$1,200

    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

    Lot: 27
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    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

    Lot: 28
    Sold for: $1,107$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

    Lot: 29
    Sold for: $400$325

    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

    Lot: 30
    Unsold  

    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 ...