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Lot 0281
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Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Ibarra Area (Central Highlands), ca. 500 to 1500 CE. Hand-cut and smoothed from a beautiful banded dark- and light-green stone, with a trapezoidal butt and ovoid blade. Size: 5.5" W x 3.45" H (14 cm x 8.8 cm)

Exhibited in "Artifacts of Ecuador: Collection of Col. William R. Cameron (Ret.), Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, January 8 to 29, 1977

Provenance: private California, USA collection, acquired in 2004; ex-private Gill family collection, Pebble Beach, California, USA, acquired in 1980; ex-Colonel William R. Cameron (Ret.) collection, California, USA, acquired in 1965 to 1968; exhibited in "Artifacts of Ecuador: Collection of Col. William R. Cameron (Ret.), Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, January 8 to 29, 1977

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#145154

Condition

Intact, with light pitting, chips, and nicks from surface commensurate with age.

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  • 24.5%

Stunning Museum Exhibited Ecuadoran Stone Axe

Estimate $400 - $600Apr 29
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