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Auction 2636B

February 11, 2013 12:00PM

02-11-2013 02-11-2013

63 Park Plaza, Boston

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Lots

Two West Mexican Pre-Columbian Items

Two West Mexican Pre-Columbian Items

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$180$150

Two West Mexican Pre-Columbian Items, a headed figure fragment chewing a hallucinogen (?), and hunchback form with two hollow cavities in the back, ht. to 5 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi More ...

Michoacan Two-headed Flat Figure

Michoacan Two-headed Flat Figure

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$240$200

Michoacan Two-headed Flat Figure, Mexico, c. 300 B.C., the terra-cotta standing form with braided hair and ear ornaments, (one leg missing), ht. 7 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. More ...

Three Jalisco Female Figures

Three Jalisco Female Figures

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$400$325

Three Jalisco Female Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., all of red terra-cotta and in a seated position, the largest is a rattle, (clay loss), ht. to 6 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio More ...

Vera Cruz Smiling Face Head

Vera Cruz Smiling Face Head

Lot:
4
Unsold
 

Vera Cruz Smiling Face Head, Mexico, c. 600-900 A.D., the hollow buff terra-cotta head with almond-shaped eyes, filed teeth, head wrap, and one remaining ear spool, on a wood stand, ht. 5 in. More ...

Tlatilco Pretty Lady

Tlatilco Pretty Lady

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$570$475

Tlatilco Pretty Lady, Mexico, c. 800-500 B.C., the solid wide-hipped form with stylized coiffure and wearing ear ornaments, traces of red pigment, ht. 4 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi More ...

Two Jalisco Figures

Two Jalisco Figures

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$510$425

Two Jalisco Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., a standing sheep-face figure of buff-colored clay, and a seated warrior (?) with wounded leg, the warrior with black-painted detail, (clay More ...

Two Michoacan Pretty Ladies

Two Michoacan Pretty Ladies

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$1,020$850

Two Michoacan Pretty Ladies, c. 500 B.C., the standing forms wearing necklaces and large ear ornaments, the hair with incised detail, traces of red and white pigment, (the larger with repaired leg), More ...

Jalisco Seated Figure with Bowl

Jalisco Seated Figure with Bowl

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$300$250

Jalisco Seated Figure with Bowl, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., burnished gray ware, ht. 7 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. More ...

Two Jalisco Items

Two Jalisco Items

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$277$225

Two Jalisco Items, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., a female bed figure with black-painted detail, and a terra-cotta rattle with red and white stripe design, lg. of rattle 6 1/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Tarascan Pregnant Female Form

Tarascan Pregnant Female Form

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$390$325

Tarascan Pregnant Female Form, Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the squatting form with hand pressing on abdomen, buff slip with red detail, (head reattached), ht. 7 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi More ...

Jalisco Mother and Child Figure

Jalisco Mother and Child Figure

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$720$600

Jalisco Mother and Child Figure, West Mexico, 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the seated mother with turban and nose, neck, and ear ornaments, solid red terra-cotta with white painted details, ht. 6 1/4 in. More ...

Jalisco Musician with Turtle Shell Rasp

Jalisco Musician with Turtle Shell Rasp

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$1,080$900

Jalisco Musician with Turtle Shell Rasp, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., wearing neck, ear, nose, and arm ornaments, red terra-cotta with black and white details, ht. 6 3/4 in. Provenance: More ...

Four Jalisco Female Pottery Figures

Four Jalisco Female Pottery Figures

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$246$200

Four Jalisco Female Pottery Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., three standing and one squatting, ht. to 4 1/2 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. More ...

Seven Mexican Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Figures

Seven Mexican Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Figures

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$185$150

Seven Mexican Pre-Columbian Fragmentary Figures, various cultures, ht. to 3 3/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. More ...

Nayarit Seated Male Figure

Nayarit Seated Male Figure

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$780$650

Nayarit Seated Male Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., wearing ear and nose ornaments, holding a rattle in one hand and a small bowl in the other, painted red with traces of white detail. More ...

Tarascan Seated Musician

Tarascan Seated Musician

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$2,520$2,100

Tarascan Seated Musician, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with shell trumpet resting on one knee and holding a rattle in one hand, red with traces of black decoration on the headdress, arms, and More ...

Chinesca Pottery Seated Female Figure

Chinesca Pottery Seated Female Figure

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$2,640$2,200

Chinesca Pottery Seated Female Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with hands to the waist, wearing elaborate ear and nose ornaments, with stylized black decoration to the legs and face, ht. More ...

Pre-Columbian Female Effigy Vessel

Pre-Columbian Female Effigy Vessel

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$1,200$1,000

Pre-Columbian Female Effigy Vessel, West Mexico, c. 100 A.D.-250 A.D., the rotund form with hands to the abdomen and wearing ear, nose, and arm ornaments, the spout in the form of the figure's head, More ...

Jalisco Pottery Armadillo Vessel

Jalisco Pottery Armadillo Vessel

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$720$600

Jalisco Pottery Armadillo Vessel, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the noded shell with flared red-painted spout, (chips at rim of spout and tail), ht. 5 3/4, lg. 9 in. Provenance: Sergio More ...

Jalisco Sacrificial Scene

Jalisco Sacrificial Scene

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$2,640$2,200

Jalisco Sacrificial Scene, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the solid form with diminutive victim on all fours, being held down by the sacrificer who is holding a weapon in his raised hand, buff More ...

Jalisco Seated Male Figure Holding a Fan

Jalisco Seated Male Figure Holding a Fan

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$1,800$1,500

Jalisco Seated Male Figure Holding a Fan, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with noded shoulders, one arm across both knees, buff terra-cotta painted red, (reattached forearm and foot), ht. 10 More ...

Three Colima Female Figures

Three Colima Female Figures

Lot:
22
Sold for:
$420$350

Three Colima Female Figures, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., all wearing beaded necklaces and head wraps, (the large figure has been reassembled from five pieces), ht. to 8 in. Provenance: More ...

Two Miniature Jalisco Pottery Female Figures

Two Miniature Jalisco Pottery Female Figures

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$431$350

Two Miniature Jalisco Pottery Female Figures, Mexico, c. 100-B.C.-250 A.D., both standing, one is pregnant, traces of pigment, ht. to 3 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. More ...

Colima Pottery Dog

Colima Pottery Dog

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$5,400$4,500

Colima Pottery Dog, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the plump redware form lying prone, with toothy mouth and upright ears, strong mineral deposits, ht. 8 1/2, lg. 14 in. Provenance: Sergio More ...

Large Colima Warrior Figure

Large Colima Warrior Figure

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$4,800$4,000

Large Colima Warrior Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., the standing form holding a feathered spear, wearing a headdress with shaman's horn in the center of the forehead, with waist band and More ...

Large Nayarit Standing Female Figure

Large Nayarit Standing Female Figure

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$7,800$6,500

Large Nayarit Standing Female Figure, West Mexico, c. 100 B.C.-250 A.D., with hands to the waist and wearing a necklace, ear and arm ornaments, and headband, painted red with black resist decoration More ...

Pre-Columbian Hardstone Pendant

Pre-Columbian Hardstone Pendant

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$660$550

Pre-Columbian Hardstone Pendant, polished black stone depicting a seated monkey (?), pierced for attachment, ht. 2 1/8 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. More ...

Pre-Columbian Jade Figural Pendant

Pre-Columbian Jade Figural Pendant

Lot:
28
Unsold
 

Pre-Columbian Jade Figural Pendant, Costa Rica, c. 500-1200 A.D., a standing male figure mounted in gold wire on a Plexiglas armature, ht. 3 1/2 in. More ...

Four Pre-Columbian Metal Manta Pins

Four Pre-Columbian Metal Manta Pins

Lot:
28A
Unsold
 

Four Pre-Columbian Metal Manta Pins, Inca, c. 1400-1530 A.D., the triangular finial with two coiled projections, and a large silver form and two copper forms, the latter three pierced for viewing, More ...

Two Pre-Columbian Stone Items

Two Pre-Columbian Stone Items

Lot:
29
Unsold
 

Two Pre-Columbian Stone Items, an Inca canopa in the form of a llama, and a flared ear spool with two holes for attachment, lg. of canopa 2 1/4 in. Provenance: Sergio Franchi Collection. More ...