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Rare Colima Tomb Gopher Effigy Vessel

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Start price: $450

Estimated price: $1,000 - $1,500

Buyer's premium: 25%

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

West Mexico, Protoclassic circa 100 BC – 250 AD. Rare figure of a gopher standing on four short legs, with mouth agape, almond shaped eyes, and short snout. Red-brown pottery with top spout, mineral deposits throughout as well as strong root marks. Size 8 1/4" L x 4 1/2" H

ex-private New York, NY USA collection.

Condition: Small chip to mouth, minor losses to the surface commensurate with age.