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Lot 0191
**Originally Listed at $125**

Pre-Columbian, Post Classic Maya, Mixtec, modern day Mexico, ca. 1200 to 1500 CE (copper bell) and Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, ca. 1000 CE (ocarina). A small copper bell with a tight design of copper wire and three arms that fold down to touch at the base and resemble leaves; the bell has a loop for suspension. The ocarina is zoomorphic, but what animal it represents I leave up to you - it seems to have many fantastical features. Size of ocarina (the larger): 2.55" L x 1.75" W x 2.15" H (6.5 cm x 4.4 cm x 5.5 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private Arizona collection

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#118987

Condition

Bell has overall pale green patina; tail of ocarina has been repaired. Bell is no longer functional.

Starting Bid

$50.00

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Large Mixtec Copper Bell & Costa Rican Pottery Ocarina

Estimate $250 - $350Sep 25, 2017