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Francisco Zuniga (Costa Rican-Mexican, 1912-1998). Monumento al agricultor. Signed, dated, and numbered "Zuniga 1974 III/V"

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Important Costa Rican Greenstone Mace Head

Lot 0063D Details

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Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, 300 to 1000 CE. "Stunning" just does not convey how beautiful this stone mace head is. Carved hardstone with numerous colorful inclusions in a mostly black matrx in the form of a bird of prey. Sharpened knob at back, curved beak at the front with high relief eyes, feathers and crest, large central hole for wooden haft. The expression on this bird is simply incredible! Custom stand. Size: 5.75" L x 2.25" W x 2.5" H (14.6 cm x 5.7 cm x 6.4 cm)

Provenance: Ex-private Scollard collection, acquired before 1990

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#114458
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Important Costa Rican Greenstone Mace Head

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$1,800
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$2,000
Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price
$1,200
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0063D: Important Costa Rican Greenstone Mace Head

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$7,000
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$1,800
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$2,000
Starting Price
$1,200
Exceptional Antiquities | Ethnographic Art
Thu, Jun 02, 2016 11:00 AM
Buyer's Premium 22.5%

Lot 0063D Details

Description
...
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, 300 to 1000 CE. "Stunning" just does not convey how beautiful this stone mace head is. Carved hardstone with numerous colorful inclusions in a mostly black matrx in the form of a bird of prey. Sharpened knob at back, curved beak at the front with high relief eyes, feathers and crest, large central hole for wooden haft. The expression on this bird is simply incredible! Custom stand. Size: 5.75" L x 2.25" W x 2.5" H (14.6 cm x 5.7 cm x 6.4 cm)

Provenance: Ex-private Scollard collection, acquired before 1990

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.

#114458
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