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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 496

Mississippian Culture Seated Clay Female Figure or Effigy

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

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Native American, Mississippian Culture clay effigy figure depicting a kneeling or seated female having a small head with flat broad face, long protruding nose, small puckered mouth and eyes, slanted eyebrows and pierced earlobes. She is wearing a crescent headdress and has a sgraffito line from knee to knee indicating a skirt. M. G. Mock Muncie, Indiana retailer label to the base. Professionally appraised in 1973 by ASA Appraiser Lowell Collins. Appraisal is included with the lot. 6 1/2" H. Middle Mississippi Valley (Indiana area), Circa 1200.

Condition

Very good condition with weathered patina. No visible cracks, chips, or repairs. Fitted with a later circular iron stand.

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Collection of John H. and Carol R. Evans, Farragut, Tennessee.