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Lot 0263
**Originally Listed At $200**

Pre-Columbian, probably Peru, ca. 1000 to 1500 CE. A finely carved llama bone pendent of white and almond beige hues, depicting a figure with a ghoulish, ghost-like visage comprised of partially drilled round eyes, an overhanging forehead, a closed slit mouth, petite ears, and a caplike coiffure - holding its four-fingered hands to its chest. The piece is drilled behind the head for suspension. Size: 2.625" H (6.7 cm); 3.25" H (8.3 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: ex collection of the late Peter Arnovick, San Francisco, California, USA

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Normal signs of ossification, but otherwise excellent.

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Pre-Columbian Llama Bone Pendant

Estimate $400 - $600Feb 26, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
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