Pre columbian artifact

May 19, 2020. 20:33 UTC
Pre Columbian Artifact
United States of America


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Statue standing approximately 13" tall


Additional item from my Dad's collection...

Answered within 7 days
May 27, 00:12 UTC
By Sara S

Fair Market Value

$200 - $600 USD

Insurance Value

$800 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Camilla,

This object appears to depict Xōchipilli, the god of joy, music and dance of the Zapotec. The object is usually seen as a funeral urn. In many recent years there have been many replicas or modern sculptures of this piece. This one appears to be in extremely good shape, with a lack of chips or losses and a lot of paint remaining. This is concerning when considering authenticity. I would suggest you have this object authenticated before selling it. The estimate is based on authentic Zapotec figures of deities.

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