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Lot 274: ANTIQUITIES, Nicoya Jaguar Deity Figure.

AUCTION:  Sale 280 - US Sale

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  • Sold Winning Bid: $200
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ANTIQUITIES, Nicoya Jaguar Deity Figure. An excellent Nicoya figure from Costa Rica, ca. 100 BC – 500 AD. This El Bosque Red Monochrome example is 4-1/4” high and depicts a jaguar deity seated on a four legged stool. He is depicted with lidded eyes and a wide grin displaying teeth in the open mouth. He is wearing a tiered crown and a necklace with large pendant. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits. Cf. “Art of Costa Rica”, page 216, for a related figure from the Sackler collection. Ex John Fye estate.

Lot Details
  • Offered By: VAuctions
  • Lot #: 274
  • Listing #: 175494
  • Closed: Thursday, April 19, 2012 8:02:00 PM CT
  • Estimate: $335