Pre-Columbian Art and Artefacts Auction

February 04, 2016

LOT 89

Lot 89

Two Carved Wood Objects

Two Carved Wood Objects
Lot 89 Details
Two Carved Wood Objects

comprising: a small vessel with two stylized jaguars and a Chancay loom post fragment with figural surmount
length 19.5" — 49.5 cm.

Estimate $200-$300

Realised: $209.10
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


From a Private Montreal Collection of Pre-Columbian Art and Artefacts

Sotheby Parke-Bernett, New York, Feb. 25, 1981


condition noted

LOT 89

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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