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LOT 3366

Estimate
GBP (£) 1,500 - 2,000
EUR (€) 1,650 - 2,190
USD ($) 1,820 - 2,430

Opening Bid
£1,350 (EUR 1,481; USD 1,641) (+bp*) Add to Watch list

North American Florida Anthropomorphic Axolotl Pestle

1st millennium AD

A large carved fine-grained green basalt Taino or Archaic Period pestle depicting a human-headed axolotl with its legs tucked underneath the body, raised ribbed detailing to the spine and legs, crescentic head with annulet eyes and wide mouth; supplied with a custom-made display stand. 1.2 kg total, 22cm including stand (8 3/4"). Very fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Brussels gentleman; previously in a private New York collection; formerly in the Geroge Green & Terry Allen collection, Jefferson City, Missouri, USA; found Florida in the early 20th century.


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Auction Venue:
The May Fair Hotel London
Stratton Street
Mayfair London, W1J 8LT

Viewing from noon Monday 2nd September 2019
Champagne Reception: 6pm - 9pm

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363 Main Road
Harwich, CO12 4DN


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