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3415T Marlborough
July 22, 2020 12:00 PM - July 30, 2020 07:00 PMCalender

Two Costa Rican Stone Mace Heads

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3415T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: July 22, 2020 12:00PM


Two Costa Rican Stone Mace Heads, c. 500-1000 AD, an owl-form mace head of alabaster with central insertion shaft hole, with large curved beak, recessed round eyes and horns, carved wings folded over the back above a tab tail; and a gray stone avian mace head with a projecting bird head, with barrel-shaped spike projecting from the center of the head, ht. 2 1/4, wd. 3 1/2, and ht. 2 1/4, wd. 3 7/8 in.

Provenance: John A. Moir collection, New York City.
Estimate $500-700

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John A. Moir, New York City