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Auction Closes At: 12:46:01 12/15/2023
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 198. Tairona Large Gray Stone Ceremonial Baton
Estimate: $2,500-$3,500
Current High Bid: $750.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $750.00

Category: Pre-Columbian Art
Sub Category: Colombia (Non metal)
Culture or Country: Colombia.
Period: Ca. 1200 - 1450 A.D.
Size: 17-1/2L. x 3-7/8W.

Description: Large carved gray stone baton or ceremonial septer, having a long tapered blade with a rounded tip. Elaborately carved finial depicting four stylized intertwined serpents, having finely incised linear details and drilled circular elements. Scattered areas of surface encrustation. One serpent in the upper portion of the finial reattached, two minor restored chips on the finial, and lower 2-1/2 of blade restored. A rare example. Cf. Ancient Americas, Richard F. Townsend, The Art Institute of Chicago, p. 248, fig. 6., 1992.
Provenance: Emily & Walter Mead Collection, Santa Fe, NM., active late 1950s - 1970s. (Mead Paper Corporation family).
Shipping Fee:
National: $56.00
International: $152.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Tairona Large Gray Stone Ceremonial Baton

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. Curujul $750.00 1 12/14/2023 8:29:21 PM
2. Acamapichtli $155.00 1 12/14/2023 1:08:27 PM
3. whitecloud $100.00 1 12/12/2023 7:59:01 PM

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