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Arms, Armour, Minerals, Asian & Ethnographic

Valdivia Chorrera Style Stone Idol

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $400 - $600

Buyer's premium: 25%

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

Carved abstract barrel shaped idol, in a light cream colored stone. Incised abstract facial features, with narrow slit to foot presumably for feet. Rare and choice example. Size 5 3/4" H, 6 1/4" H on included stand. See a similar figure in ‘Masters of the Americas, in Praise of the Pre-Columbian Artists’, the Dora and Paul Janssen collection, page 174.

ex-New York, New York collection

Condition: Fine patina throughout, very choice.