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  • Huge Inca Chucu Painted Stone Petroglyph Plaque
    Estimate
    $15,000 - $20,000
    Lot 41

    Huge Inca Chucu Painted Stone Petroglyph Plaque

    Est.
    $15,000 - $20,000
  • Stunning Framed Chancay Painted Textile
    Estimate
    $4,500 - $6,500
    Lot 41a

    Stunning Framed Chancay Painted Textile

    Est.
    $4,500 - $6,500
  • Enormous Inca Silver Portrait Kero / Drinking Vessel
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 42

    Enormous Inca Silver Portrait Kero / Drinking Vessel

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Chimu-Inca Blackware Vessel of Sea Lion ex-Harmer Rooke
    Estimate
    $700 - $1,000
    Lot 42a

    Chimu-Inca Blackware Vessel of Sea Lion ex-Harmer Rooke...

    Est.
    $700 - $1,000
  • Stunning Calima Pottery Stirrup Vessel - TL Tested
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Lot 43

    Stunning Calima Pottery Stirrup Vessel - TL Tested

    Est.
    $2,500 - $5,000
  • Huge Manteno Ceramic Incensario - Enthroned Male
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $9,000
    Lot 43a

    Huge Manteno Ceramic Incensario - Enthroned Male

    Est.
    $6,000 - $9,000
  • Costa Rican Stone Trophy Head w/ Bird
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 43b

    Costa Rican Stone Trophy Head w/ Bird

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Large Costa Rican Polychrome Bowl w/ Zoomorphic Handles
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,500
    Lot 44

    Large Costa Rican Polychrome Bowl w/ Zoomorphic Handles...

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,500
  • Large / Rare Panamanian Cocle Vessel - Coatimundi
    Estimate
    $7,000 - $10,000
    Lot 44a

    Large / Rare Panamanian Cocle Vessel - Coatimundi

    Est.
    $7,000 - $10,000
  • Panama Cocle Polychrome Bowl w/ Janus-Headed Serpent
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,500
    Lot 44b

    Panama Cocle Polychrome Bowl w/ Janus-Headed Serpent

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,500
  • Large Cocle Macaracas Polychrome Jar w/ Saurians
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $9,000
    Lot 44C

    Large Cocle Macaracas Polychrome Jar w/ Saurians

    Est.
    $6,000 - $9,000
  • Superb Panamanian Gold Eagle Pendant, 19.3 g
    Estimate
    $12,000 - $15,000
    Lot 44d

    Superb Panamanian Gold Eagle Pendant, 19.3 g

    Est.
    $12,000 - $15,000
  • Fine Cocle Polychrome Pottery Lidded Vessel
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 45

    Fine Cocle Polychrome Pottery Lidded Vessel

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000
  • Panamanian Cocle Polychrome Spouted Vessel of Dwarf
    Estimate
    $3,500 - $5,000
    Lot 46

    Panamanian Cocle Polychrome Spouted Vessel of Dwarf

    Est.
    $3,500 - $5,000
  • Cocle Macaracas Polychrome Lidded Jar, Saurian Motif
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,000
    Lot 47

    Cocle Macaracas Polychrome Lidded Jar, Saurian Motif

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,000
  • Huge Panamanian Gold Double Bird Pendant - 166 grams
    Estimate
    $30,000 - $45,000
    Lot 47a

    Huge Panamanian Gold Double Bird Pendant - 166 grams

    Est.
    $30,000 - $45,000
  • Superb Colima Pottery Vessel - 8 Heads w/ Helmets
    Estimate
    $12,000 - $15,000
    Lot 47b

    Superb Colima Pottery Vessel - 8 Heads w/ Helmets

    Est.
    $12,000 - $15,000
  • Jalisco Ameca Grey Pottery Figures - Dominant Female
    Estimate
    $3,500 - $5,000
    Lot 47c

    Jalisco Ameca Grey Pottery Figures - Dominant Female

    Est.
    $3,500 - $5,000
  • Large / Impressive Nayarit Standing Female Figure
    Estimate
    $6,000 - $9,000
    Lot 48

    Large / Impressive Nayarit Standing Female Figure

    Est.
    $6,000 - $9,000
  • Colima Redware Vessel of Man Holding Phallus
    Estimate
    $4,000 - $6,000
    Lot 48a

    Colima Redware Vessel of Man Holding Phallus

    Est.
    $4,000 - $6,000
  • Colima Redware Seated Shaman Vessel
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $6,000
    Lot 48b

    Colima Redware Seated Shaman Vessel

    Est.
    $3,000 - $6,000
  • Published & Exhibited Nayarit Chinesco Pottery Female
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $15,000
    Lot 48c

    Published & Exhibited Nayarit Chinesco Pottery Female

    Est.
    $1,000 - $15,000
  • Colima Redware Dog w/ Male Genitalia
    Estimate
    $7,000 - $9,000
    Lot 48d

    Colima Redware Dog w/ Male Genitalia

    Est.
    $7,000 - $9,000
  • Very Rare Colima Blackware Vessel - Dancing Dog w/ TL
    Estimate
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Lot 49

    Very Rare Colima Blackware Vessel - Dancing Dog w/ TL

    Est.
    $10,000 - $15,000
  • Colima Pottery Standing Warrior with Conch Shell
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $8,000
    Lot 49a

    Colima Pottery Standing Warrior with Conch Shell

    Est.
    $5,000 - $8,000
  • Massive Colima Pottery Shaman Warrior
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $7,500
    Lot 49b

    Massive Colima Pottery Shaman Warrior

    Est.
    $5,000 - $7,500
  • Tairona Jasper Drug Spoon w/ Spiral Pattern
    Estimate
    $600 - $900
    Lot 49c

    Tairona Jasper Drug Spoon w/ Spiral Pattern

    Est.
    $600 - $900
  • Miniature Jalisco Polychrome Bowl + Mixtec Tripod Dish
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 49e

    Miniature Jalisco Polychrome Bowl + Mixtec Tripod Dish

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Matched Jalisco Ameca Etzatlan Pottery Seated Couple
    Estimate
    $5,500 - $7,000
    Lot 50

    Matched Jalisco Ameca Etzatlan Pottery Seated Couple

    Est.
    $5,500 - $7,000
  • Rare Chupicuaro Bichrome Funerary Bed Scene
    Estimate
    $1,000 - $1,500
    Lot 50a

    Rare Chupicuaro Bichrome Funerary Bed Scene

    Est.
    $1,000 - $1,500
  • Chinesco Polychrome Seated Figure w/ Heart Shaped Head
    Estimate
    $0 - $0
    Lot 50b

    Chinesco Polychrome Seated Figure w/ Heart Shaped Head

    Est.
    $0 - $0
  • Lovely Matched Pair of Colima Redware Flat Figures
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,250
    Lot 50c

    Lovely Matched Pair of Colima Redware Flat Figures

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,250
  • Large Nayarit Polychrome Seated Warrior Figure w/ TL
    Estimate
    $5,000 - $8,000
    Lot 50d

    Large Nayarit Polychrome Seated Warrior Figure w/ TL

    Est.
    $5,000 - $8,000
  • Large & Fine Colima Redware Seated Shaman
    Estimate
    $6,500 - $9,000
    Lot 50e

    Large & Fine Colima Redware Seated Shaman

    Est.
    $6,500 - $9,000
  • Exceptional Veracruz Pottery Staff - Jaguar Shaman
    Estimate
    $16,000 - $24,000
    Lot 51

    Exceptional Veracruz Pottery Staff - Jaguar Shaman

    Est.
    $16,000 - $24,000
  • Vera Cruz Stone Hacha in Human Head Form
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 51a

    Vera Cruz Stone Hacha in Human Head Form

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Colombian Muisca Amber Necklace w/ Gold Male Figures
    Estimate
    $2,800 - $3,500
    Lot 51b

    Colombian Muisca Amber Necklace w/ Gold Male Figures

    Est.
    $2,800 - $3,500
  • Tairona Gold Labret & Stone Bead Necklace - 90.7 g
    Estimate
    $1,500 - $2,000
    Lot 51c

    Tairona Gold Labret & Stone Bead Necklace - 90.7 g

    Est.
    $1,500 - $2,000
  • Exhibited Taino Stone Trigonolith w/ Crouching Zemi
    Estimate
    $7,000 - $9,000
    Lot 52

    Exhibited Taino Stone Trigonolith w/ Crouching Zemi

    Est.
    $7,000 - $9,000
  • Rare Casas Grandes Polychrome Smoker Vessel
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Lot 52a

    Rare Casas Grandes Polychrome Smoker Vessel

    Est.
    $2,500 - $5,000
  • Large Marajoara Redware Cylinder w/ Incised Decorations
    Estimate
    $7,000 - $10,000
    Lot 52b

    Large Marajoara Redware Cylinder w/ Incised Decorations...

    Est.
    $7,000 - $10,000
  • Aztec Stone Snake Handle
    Estimate
    $3,000 - $4,000
    Lot 52c

    Aztec Stone Snake Handle

    Est.
    $3,000 - $4,000
  • Amazing Aztec Stone Snake w/ Von Winning Report
    Estimate
    $18,000 - $25,000
    Lot 52d

    Amazing Aztec Stone Snake w/ Von Winning Report

    Est.
    $18,000 - $25,000
  • Rare & Important Taino Stone Figure - Seated Zemi
    Estimate
    $18,000 - $25,000
    Lot 53

    Rare & Important Taino Stone Figure - Seated Zemi

    Est.
    $18,000 - $25,000
  • Huge / Rare Chorrera Pottery Roller Sello / Stamp
    Estimate
    $16,000 - $22,000
    Lot 53a

    Huge / Rare Chorrera Pottery Roller Sello / Stamp

    Est.
    $16,000 - $22,000
  • Ca. 1900 South American Jivaro Shrunken Head
    Estimate
    $8,000 - $12,000
    Lot 53b

    Ca. 1900 South American Jivaro Shrunken Head

    Est.
    $8,000 - $12,000
  • Rare Ancient Baja California Pottery Figure w/ TL
    Estimate
    $2,500 - $3,500
    Lot 54

    Rare Ancient Baja California Pottery Figure w/ TL

    Est.
    $2,500 - $3,500
  • Ancient Inupiat Fossilized Tusk Idol / Doll
    Estimate
    $2,000 - $3,000
    Lot 54a

    Ancient Inupiat Fossilized Tusk Idol / Doll

    Est.
    $2,000 - $3,000

Auction Description

Exceptional Day 2: Pre-Columbian & Tribal Art by Artemis Gallery
Day 2 of an important 2-day auction featuring exceptional, museum-worthy examples of Pre-Columbian from the ancient Americas, Native American, African / Tribal, Oceanic, Spanish Colonial and fossils. All items offered for sale have been legally acquired, are legal to sell and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All shipping is handled in-house for your convenience. Read more
Artemis Gallery
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Phone:+17208907700

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Please read the following "Terms of Sale" carefully. These terms are applicable to all bidders, collectors and dealers alike. Your submission of bids in this auction constitutes your acceptance of these "Terms of Sale." 1. All items in this auction have been legally acquired, are legal to sell, and guaranteed to be as described or your money back. 2. This is an auction sale, not an approval sale. By bidding in this auction, the bidder personally guarantees payment. The auctioneer has final discretion in all matters. In case of dispute, the lot(s) in question may be resold. Lots will be sold in their numerical sequence unless the auctioneer directs otherwise. 3. HIGH and LOW ESTIMATES are provided for each lot for reference only. 4. No lots will be released / shipped until payment has been made in full. Payment (in U.S. funds) may be made via personal check or money order, via credit card (MasterCard, Visa, Discover), PayPal or Bank Wire Transfer. For PayPal payments please use "artemisgallery@gmail.com" email address for processing payments. 5. BUYER'S PREMIUM: A 24.5% Buyer's Premium will be added to the final price of each lot purchased through Artemis Gallery and will be paid by all bidders without exception. 6. CO SALES TAX: Appropriate Colorado Sales Tax will be added to all invoices, unless a valid CO seller's permit is on file with Artemis Gallery/Artemis Gallery Live prior to any bidding in the auction. Items shipped outside of CO (United States or international) are also sales tax exempt. 7. RETURN POLICY: In the event of an authenticity dispute, written notification of the dispute must be provided to Artemis Gallery within two business days from receipt of the item as shown by FedEx, UPS, or USPS tracking data. After Artemis Gallery is notified of the dispute, a written letter from a recognized expert in the field pertaining to the item in dispute must then be presented. If Artemis Gallery concludes that the assessment of the piece is accurate, a full refund, including item price, buyer's premium (if applicable), and shipping costs will be provided. Artemis Gallery will either provide a pre-paid return shipping label or will reimburse the return shipping charge. Artemis Gallery will only remit refund after the item has been returned. In the event of an error in item description, condition report, provenance, or dimensions, written notification of the error must be given within two business days from receipt of the item as shown by FedEx, UPS, or USPS tracking data. A full refund, including item price, buyer's premium (if applicable), and shipping costs will be provided. Artemis Gallery will either provide a pre-paid return shipping label or will reimburse the return shipping charge. Artemis Gallery will only remit refund after the item has been returned. If a return is requested for any reason other than the above, written notification with reason for return must be given within 15 days from receipt of the item as shown by FedEx, UPS, or USPS tracking data for Artemis Gallery to issue a refund to the original payment method. If notification is given after 15 days, the item may be returned for credit toward a future purchase or may be consigned for sale through Artemis Gallery. The item must be returned to Artemis Gallery at the buyer's expense and a refund or credit of the item price and buyer's premium (if applicable) will be provided after the item is returned. Original shipping charges will not be refunded. All items to be returned must be adequately insured and must be received by Artemis Gallery in the same condition as when shipped. In no event may any item be returned after 90 days from the date of delivery. 8. BIDDING will be conducted ONLINE via the LiveAuctioneers timed system. Bidders may place their bids LIVE or leave ABSENTEE BIDS via the Live Auctioneers auction catalog. Phone bidding is not available. 9. SHIPPING: As a convenience to our buyers, shipping is handled in-house. All buyers will receive an invoice detailing their purchases, sales tax (if applicable), buyer's premium, and shipping/insurance charges. Items will be shipped only upon receipt of payment in full and will be insured for their full value. **For shipments outside of the USA, customs and duties may apply upon entry into said country; this fee, if any, is the buyer's responsibility. Also, please be aware that Artemis Gallery will NOT falsify customs value on any international shipments - what you pay is what we declare, no exceptions. There are a small number of international countries we cannot ship to. If you have questions about this, please inquire BEFORE bidding** 9a. REQUEST TO DELAY SHIPPING FOR LOTS WON: We are happy to delay shipping on all paid lots for up to 30 days with no storage fees. After 30 days, storage fees will accrue based on a 2% of invoice total. 10. ESTIMATES for each lot are given only as a guide to help gauge bidding. Lots may sell for a price greater than or less than these estimates. 11. ALL BIDDERS must register to bid. 12. In the event a successful bidder fails to make payment when due, Artemis Gallery reserves the right to re-sell the merchandise and bidder agrees to pay for the reasonable cost of such a sale and to pay any difference between the resale price and the previously successful bid, together with any incidental costs of sale and disbursements. 13. If the auction invoice is not paid for in full when due per invoice terms, including any applicable credit card processing fees, the unpaid balance will bear interest at the highest rate permitted by law until paid in full. If the matter is referred to an attorney for collection, bidder agrees to pay all reasonable attorney fees, court costs and other collection cost incurred by Artemis Gallery to collect past due invoices and that the services of process by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, shall be sufficient to confer "in personam" jurisdiction over bidder. 14. Buyer agrees that any claim of controversy arising out of, or relating to the formation, interpretation of performance of these terms and underlying transactions or the breach thereof, is subject to arbitration or judicial proceedings and shall take place within the County of Boulder, CO subject to the laws of the State of Colorado. 15. QUESTIONS? Feel free to email us at info@artemisgallery.com with questions prior to bidding or feel free to call us at 720-890-7700. Please be sure to ask all questions at least 30 minutes prior to auction start time, as we will not be able to take calls or answer emails sent to us during the auction.