Lot 272: Colima miniature whistle of a ball player, West Mexico
December 4, 2016
Montrose, CA, USALive Auction
Description: A choice Colima miniature whistle of a ball player, West Mexico, c. 100 BC AD 250, wearing a large necklace, wide girdle and supporting a bag under his left arm. H: 1 7/8 in (4.8 cm). Beautifully hand modeled with great detail and remnants of ochre pigment. Ex Dr. John Hilsabeck estate, Orange County, CA.
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