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Lot 0430
**Originally Listed At $300**

Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, Guanacaste/Nicoya region, ca. 200 to 600 CE. Finely carved from a verdant greenstone with elegant black inclusions, an avian axe god, the lower section a nice celt form, the upper section representing a perky bird denizen of the Costa Rican rainforest with a delicately delineated beak, striated bands, and jutting crest feathers. Laterally drilled behind the beak. Custom stand. Size: 1" W x 6" H (2.5 cm x 15.2 cm)

Provenance: Whisnant Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana, acquired over twenty years ago

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#123170

Condition

Repaired from three pieces. A few pressure fissures.

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Pre-Columbian Greenstone Axe God - Bird Form

Estimate $400 - $600Mar 25, 2019
Louisville, CO, USA