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Pre-Columbian Mosaic Maskette, Stoetzer INC. COA

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Start price: $1,500

Estimated price: $2,000 - $3,000

Buyer's premium: 25%

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

Pre-Columbian, Mayan 700-900 CE. Jade stone maskette with custom stand, beautifully restored in a clear matrix by Stoetzer INC, Fine art.

Maya jade mosaics are exquisite works of art created by the ancient Maya civilization that once thrived in present-day Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador. These mosaics are made from carefully crafted pieces of jade and other precious stones that are arranged to form intricate designs and scenes. Jade was highly valued by the Maya and was associated with concepts of power, prestige, and the sacred. Size 2 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W

ex-private East Coast Collection

Condition: Overall pastiche made with soiling throughout.