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Lot 0318
An excellent Valdivia stone carving from Ecuador, c. 3000 - 1200 BC, is carved from the characteristic greenish sedimentary limestone and represents an owl, W: 4 3/4 in. Good mineral deposits, mounted on stand. Cf. Klein 'The Secret Art of Pre-Columbian Ecuador', page 46.


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An excellent Valdivia stone carving from Ecuador

Estimate $500 - $750Dec 10, 2017