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Olmec Pottery Head 1000 - 600 BC

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Start price: $200

Estimated price: $550 - $800

Buyer's premium: 25%

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Pre-Columbian Olmec, Mexico pottery head. Handmade Olmec pottery head, with white and black painted details, red slip on clay. The figure wears earrings, a headdress with a central gem or artifact affixed to the center. Almond shaped impressed eyes, dainty nose and full pursed lips. Size 2 7/8" H 2 1/4" W, 4 1/2" H on included custom stand

ex-Dr. J. Hilsabeck collection, Orange County, California, USA collection. Collected in the 1960-1980’s. ex-Private California collector, Authenticity Guaranteed by Scollard Auctions.

Condition: Part of a larger pottery figure, remains well preserved.