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Lot 70555

70555: A Pre-Columbian Snuff Tube Mesoamerica, c. 700

A Pre-Columbian Snuff Tube Mesoamerica, c. 700-1400 AD A tour-de-force of ancient lapidary art. Translucent calcite or other white stone, traces of red pigment. Long hollow tube, slightly tapered, with rims around each end. In excellent condition, some minor encrustations from underground context, minor erosion small end. Provenance: A Private... more