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Emporium Auction - September 14, 2023

Thu, Sep 14, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 243

Olmec Style Carved Jade Maskette

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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$1,000 $100
$2,000 $200
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

pale gray green with darker mottling and a diagonal vein of white and gray, traces of cinnabar, slightly flattened oval face with long ear flanges with drill holes, almond-shaped eye, broad nose with drilled nostrils, drill holes on the lower edge and underside of the chin, 2-3/8 x 2 x 1-1/2 in.

Provenance: Merrin Gallery, New York, 1997; Private Collection, New York

Note: This object tests as nephrite on the Presidium Gem Tester II.


some wear and surface dirt/accretion

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Merrin Gallery, New York, 1997; Private Collection, New York