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Artemis Gallery will hold its July Timed Marketplace Auction on Tue, Jul 27, 2021 11:00 AM GMT-5. Join them for their July Timed Marketplace Auction featuring fabulously priced clearance items and newly listed items at pricing perfect for dealers or collectors. In this image: Sican Silver Birds w/ Gold Detailing (pr). Estimate $3,600 - $5,400.
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Huge Moche Copper Trumpet Ceremonial Use. Pre-Columbian, Peru (North Coast), Moche Culture, ca. 100 to 500 CE. A magnificent, rare example of a long trumpet, made from three sheets of copper rolled together to form a massive musical instrument, with small copper tabs used to hold the long body and bell together. Estimate $5,000 - $7,500.
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Massive Inca Camelid Fiber Tunic w/ Stripes. Pre-Columbian, central highlands of Peru, Inca culture, ca. 1350 to 1500 CE. A huge woven camelid fiber tunic with a bold linear pattern. Estimate $3,800 - $5,700.
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Maya Lidded Vessels w/ Deity Heads (matched pr). Pre-Columbian, Mexico and northern Central America, Maya Territories, Late Classic, ca. 550 to 900 CE. An incredible matched pair of lidded ceramic vessels of the style found in buried caches. Estimate $3,400 - $5,100.
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18th C. Tibetan Brass Repousse Devotional Panel. Central Asia, Tibet, ca. late 18th to early 19th century CE. A wonderful hand-made brass repousse devotional panel with a central prayer wheel flanked by two seated Buddhas with a lower border of skulls. Estimate $3,200 - $4,800.
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19th C. Wuvulu Island Wood Serving Bowl - Apia Nie. Oceania, Papua New Guinea, Wuvulu Island (also known as Mary Island, Matty, Maty Island, Tiger Island, Tiger-Inseln and Wuwulu), ca. 19th century CE. Estimate $3,000 - $4,500.
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12th C. Kashan Luster Glazed Bowl - Blue Underside. Central Iran, ca. late 12th / early 13th centuries CE. Of rounded form on short foot, the interior is painted with an overall foliate or star-like composition with a central eight-pointed star, in copper hued pigments that were most likely covered with glazes whose contents have become iridescent. Estimate $3,000 - $5,000.
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Fabulous / Large Chupicuaro Pottery Head Vessel. Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Guanajuato Valley, Chupicuaro, ca. 500 BCE to 300 CE. A fabulous, hand-built, bichrome pottery face bowl with a bold visage on one side presenting expressive features including a modeled nose, a gaping mouth, and raised eyes surrounded by abstract cross motifs - representative of a cross-section of the hallucinogenic San Pedro cactus. Estimate $2,800 - $4,200.
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19th C. American Powder Horn, Scrimshawed. North America, United States, ca. 19th century CE. A fantastic powder horn, carved from a cow horn. The horn has a slightly twisted profile, is carved with relief geometric motifs, and the exterior has been scrimshawed with a series of incised images close to the wider end. Estimate $2,400 - $3,600.
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Proto Nazca Polychrome Textile Fringe w/ Trophy Heads. Pre-Columbian, South Coast Peru, Proto-Nazca culture, ca. 500 to 300 BCE. A fine example of a colorful textile fringe composed of tightly woven camelid (alpaca or llama wool) fibers in hues of maroon, citrine, wheat, sky blue, cream, sage, crimson, espresso, and coffee. Estimate $2,200 - $3,300.