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Lot 0030A
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Colima, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. A finely carved rare stone axe/ax in brown basalt carved with human head to front end, rounded ax on other and repeating square nodes in center. Depicting a flying shaman with a beautiful facial expression, wearing a headdress in a stepped pattern. The body carved with a geometric design. Great patination with earthen deposits and mineral deposits. Size: 5.5" L x 3.75" W (14 cm x 9.5 cm); 5.875" H (14.9 cm) on stand

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

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#123196

Condition

Intact and excellent with old chips to rear and expected surface wear commensurate with age. Nice patina.

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$350.00

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Pre-Columbian Colima Stone Figural Axe God

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