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Fine Arms, Armour, Ethnographic & Asian

Maya Apple-Green Jade Ring, 14k Gold Band

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Start price: $1,800

Estimated price: $3,000 - $5,000

Buyer's premium: 25%

Sales Tax: On the lot's price and buyer's premium

Pre-Columbian, Maya territories, probably Guatemala Maya Classic period 250-900 CE. Maya stone apple green imperial jade miniature maskette. Drilled to the corners and base for suspension on a necklace as a primary pendant with suspension of another artifact below. The ring itself 14k gold with eight diamonds in sets of two around each corner. Size of pendant 1 1/8" H, ring US size 9

ex-personal collection from of a former archeologist and collector circa 1960’s and later, now deceased.

Condition: Wear commensurate with age and use.