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Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Price Realized Price Realized Not Uploaded
Date Sold 2/2/2020


Lot # 141
Estimate 2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
Group - Category
Lead Pre-Columbian Gold Sinu Large Bird Finial on Tube
Description
Pre-Columbian gold Sinu large bird finial on tube, with an open beak, bead eyes, a crest of curled feathers, talons grasping a snake entwined around a cylindrical tube, decorated with open scroll and braid-work. 7.5" H x 1.75" W x 1.375" D. Comprised of approx 46.09% gold (equivalent to 11K+ gold). Approx 84.2 dwt = 130.94 grams. This piece has been tested via Niton XL3t / XRF Analyzer: Gold: Au 46.09 / Silver: Ag 22.26 / Copper: Cu 31.65 and Gold: Au 50.94 / Silver: Ag 30.68 / Copper: Cu 18.38, photo in images. From a 485 Park Avenue private collection.
Name February 2, 2020 - Estate Auction
Auctioneer Showplace Antique Center
Type Internet Absentee Bidding
Date(s) 2/2/2020
Sunday, February 2, 12PM EST
Preview Date/Time 10am - 6pm on weekdays, 8:30am - 5:30pm on weekends
Checkout Date/Time Sunday, February 2, 5PM EST
Location 40 West 25th Street
New York, NY 10010
Buyer Premium 20% Buyers Premium
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Showplace Antique + Design Center Live Estate Auction Sunday, February 2, 12pm Preview: 10am - 6pm on weekdays 8:30am - 5:30pm on weekends
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0.00 - 50.00 10.00 USD
50.01 - 500.00 25.00 USD
500.01 - 1,000.00 50.00 USD
1,000.01 - 2,000.00 100.00 USD
2,000.01 - 5,000.00 250.00 USD
5,000.01 - 10,000.00 500.00 USD
10,000.01 - 20,000.00 1,000.00 USD
20,000.01 - 50,000.00 2,500.00 USD
50,000.01 - 9,999,999.99 10,000.00 USD
Currency USD
Buyer Premium 20% Buyers Premium
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