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A FINE HUARI WOOL HAT
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A FINE HUARI WOOL HAT

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A FINE HUARI WOOL HAT
The woven wool and cotton base with four cut pile panels each with a figure flanked by smaller stylised figures in colours on a red ground, four cylindrical painted striped projections above
19cm. diameter
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Christie's charge a buyer's premium of 20.825% of the hammer price for lots with values up to NLG 200,000. If the hammer price exceeds the NLG 200,000 then the premium is calculated at 20.825% of the first NLG 200,000 plus 11.9% of any amount in excess of NLG 200,000.

Lot Essay

Lapiner (A. Pre-Columbian Art of South America, New York, 1976, p.248, Pl.573) illustrates six pile caps from the collection of Arthur M. Bullowa, which show the variety of decoration and forms to be found in these rare headpieces.
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