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Auction Closes At: 10:12:00 12/16/2020
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 554. Pleistocene Fossil Clawed Foot of a Ground Sloth
Estimate: $1,000-$1,500
Current High Bid: $1,300.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $1,300.00

Category: Collectibles
Sub Category: Natural History
Culture or Country: Tarija Formation, Tariga Province, Bolivia.
Period: 11,700 thousand - 2.588 million years old.
Size: 12-1/2”H.

Description: Glossotherium Species, Pleistocene, Tarija Formation, Tariga Province, Bolivia. The ground sloth from which this hand came from may have been 11 feet long. It was a heavily built animal with a length of about thirteen feet from snout to tail-tip and a weight estimated at 2200 pounds and it could potentially assume a slight bipedal stance. Fossils of this animal have been found in South America and Mexico. Glossotherium primarily ate grasses, it also probably ate a variety of foliage as well and would be better considered a “browser-grazer” than simply a grazer. Custom hardwood base.
Provenance: Private East Coast collection, acquired by the current collection in 1996, ex. Phillips Auction New York, June 8, 1996, lot # 322.
Shipping Fee:
National: $34.00
International: $149.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Pleistocene Fossil Clawed Foot of a Ground Sloth

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. myles $1,300.00 1 12/16/2020 10:00:10 AM
2. loo $1,300.00(losing tie) 1 12/16/2020 10:03:53 AM
3. loo $1,200.00 1 12/16/2020 10:03:40 AM
4. loo $1,100.00 1 12/16/2020 10:02:36 AM
5. loo $1,000.00 1 12/16/2020 10:01:40 AM

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