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Ancient Janus Precolumbian Stone Sculpture 1000-1400 AD

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Estimate $300 - $500
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A very fine ancient idol from Costa Rica, Central America, Central Highlands, Atlantic Watershed culture and dating to 1000 to 1400 CE. A fine "Sukia" or shaman figure carved from volcanic basalt stone, depicting a janus head of a shaman, perhaps indicating a presence in both the world of the living and the spirit world. The idol measures 4 inches tall x 2.5 inches deep. Provenance: A Private New York estate.
No Reserve Tribal Arts Auction #49
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Quakertown, PA, USA
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