Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437619 (stock #CO1627)
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$50.00
A sweet Colima shoe-form vessel from West Mexico, ca. 300 AD – 300 BC. This nicely burnished example is 3-3/8” long and was made with a flared rim. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1437618 (stock #VA134)
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A rare Valdivia ceremonial weapon from Ecuador, ca. 3500 – 1500 BC. This unusual ceremonial blade is 8-3/4” wide, is made from heavy black stone in the form of a bat. It is beautifully flaked and is covered with heavy mineral encrustation.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1437617 (stock #EC191)
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$100.00
An excellent Manteno mold from Ecuador, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This fine example is 2-3/4” high and produces a nicely detailed head. Intact, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437333 (stock #MA2249)
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$600.00
A beautiful Maya polychrome plate from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This fine example is 9” in diameter and stands on a trio of nubbin feet. The central design is encircled with a band of connected diamonds decorating the rim. Intact, with brilliant paint, good mineral deposits and root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437332 (stock #EC194)
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A rare early Tuncahuan pedestal dish from Ecuador, ca. 500 BC – 500 AD. This lovely example is 5-5/8” in diameter and features a bird with an eerie skull-form head emerging from its back. The scalloped rim is accented with decorative elements. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1437331 (stock #IN754)
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$100.00
An exceptionally large Inca tweezers from Ecuador, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This choice copper tool is 5-1/2” long and has strong mineral deposits. Largest example of this type I’ve ever seen.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1437330 (stock #TR219)
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$150.00
An excellent Tairona figural vessel from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 2-1/2” high and features a nicely detailed face under the rim, with appliqué arms wrapped around the chamber. The figure is adorned with a segmented necklace created with punctures and incising. Intact, burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1437329 (stock #NA217)
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$325.00
An exceptional Carchi bowl from Ecuador, ca. 1000 – 1250 AD. This gorgeous Tuza Phase example is 7-1/8” in diameter and is lavishly decorated with four panels. Two consist of bands of birds, while the other two depict a nocturnal animal, perhaps a coatimundi. Overall in excellent condition, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits and minor chips on the pedestal base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437328 (stock #MO2292)
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An excellent Moche III bottle from the Loma Negra area of Peru, ca. 200 – 450 AD. This highly burnished blackware vessel is 7-3/4” high and features two boldly incised depictions of the Crested Animal. In excellent condition, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1436168 (stock #CH2058)
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$375.00
A large Chimu vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 9” high and features the sculpture of a man paddling a reed boat (tule). The nicely burnished chamber is decorated with panels of typical wave designs over other symbols. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1436167 (stock #CC129)
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A fine Cocle miniature frutero from Panama, ca. 1000 - 1300 AD. This lovely Parita style pedestal plate is 2-1/2” in diameter and is elaborately decorated with zoomorphic designs, geometric patterns on the flared base and even has a painted underside. In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1435395 (stock #H594)
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$75.00
An excellent Jalisco head fragment from West Mexico, ca. 100 BC - 350 AD. It is 2-1/2" high and portrays an individual adorned with a complex, elongated headdress. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1435363 (stock #H288)
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$75.00
A choice Huastec ceramic head from Mexico, ca. 1 - 300 AD. This beautifully sculpted example is 1-3/4" high and portrays an individual with a finely detailed coif. Excellent example, mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1435357 (stock #IV551)
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$250.00
A lovely Gandharan stucco head from the Indus Valley, ca. 4th - 5th Century AD. This superbly detailed sculpture is 3” high, is masterfully carved from stucco and depicts a man with wavy hair. His eyes are deep-set and topped with prominent brows. This sculpture clearly shows the Greco-Roman stylistic influence on this region. In excellent condition, strong mineral deposits, mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1435340 (stock #MA2251)
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$300.00
A beautiful Maya polychrome bowl from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 7-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a bright orange design pattern painted over white slip and perhaps intended to resemble a large gourd. The rim has simple linear décor. Intact, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits and a couple hairline fissures visible only on the inside.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1435339 (stock #MO2293)
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$350.00
A lovely Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. It is 6-1/2” high and is decorated with a group of four stylized stingrays arranged in a star design. They are painted in red over the cream kaolin slip and an incised decorative element encircles the spout. Intact, with good paint and mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1435338 (stock #JM997)
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$250.00
A beautiful Jamacoaque figure from Ecuador, ca. 300 BC – 400 AD. This standing female is 6-5/8” high and is depicted with arms to the sides and palms facing forward. She is wearing a colorful striped skirt and is elaborately adorned with multiple ear ornaments, nose ring and a labret, as well as large necklaces and matching bracelets. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1434688 (stock #LA552)
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$250.00
A fine Lambayeque (Sican) silver plaque from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. It is 3-3/8” in diameter and depicts sea life, including a stingray and a fish. In excellent condition, with nice aged patina.