23 May 2007,
Price realised USD 2,640
USD 1,200 - USD 1,800
OLMEC JADE SPOON
MIDDLE PRECLASSIC, CA. 900 - 600 B.C.
carved with two circular depressions, pierced twice at the top for suspension; in speckled gray-green stone.
Length 3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm.)
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In a European collection since 1980
PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN PRIVATE COLLECTION
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