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Lot 35A

35A: An Important Calima High Karat Gold Mask, 192.8g

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Description

Pre-Columbian, Calima, Colombia, ca 0 to 500 CE. Rounded mask of very high karat gold (approx. 22k), with raised cheeks, almond-shaped eyes, nose in high relief and oblong open mouth, twin suspension holes near his temple and again on his lower cheeks. 192.8 grams. Custom stand. Mask itself measures 9-1/2"W x 8-1/2"H. Nearly two identical gold masks currently on display display in Gallery 357 at The Metropolitan Museum in New York City, NY.

Provenance: Ex-prominent Chicago, IL Collection acquired from Throckmorton Fine Arts

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Condition

Near-choice, with minor tears at nose and one small crease.
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Estimate $35,000 – $45,000
Starting Bid $18,000
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