Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1440279 (stock #CO1589)
Arte Xibalba
$40.00
An unusual miniature vessel from Colima, West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. It is 2" high and is adorned with an applique knot design. Strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1440970 (stock #EC208)
Arte Xibalba
$50.00
A sweet LaTolita figure from the Santiago River area of Ecuador, ca. 500 BC - 500 AD. Its is 1-5/8" high and depicts a seated individual with one hand held to the head and the other resting on the knee. Intact, with the surface erosion typical of river/beach finds, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1440280 (stock #PE66B)
Arte Xibalba
$50.00
A pair of miniature leather sandals from Southern Peru, most likely Chancay. They are 2" long and were votive funerary offerings for an infant.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1440969 (stock #ST87B)
Arte Xibalba
$60.00
An excellent Maya celt from Guatemala, ca. 400 – 1000 AD. It is 4-1/2" long and is carved from dark green, speckled hardstone. Highly polished, good mineral deposits, extensive usage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1445782 (stock #MA2265)
Arte Xibalba
$65.00
A beautifully polished Maya celt from Guatemala, ca. 250 – 1000 AD. It is 3-1/8” long, is made from dark green jadeite and is highly polished. Nice example.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1440283 (stock #CO1313)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A beautiful Colima bed from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. It is 4-1/2" long, 2" wide and featured a nicely decorated headrest. These beds were funerary pallets used to hold a body as it was lowered into a shaft tomb. Rare find. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413985 (stock #MO1706C)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A group of 5 Moche bells from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. These copper clam-shell type bells are 1” in diameter and are perforated at the top for suspension. Most likely used as mantle décor for a member of the elite or a rattle bracelet for a ceremonial dancer. Nice examples.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1443545 (stock #LA429)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A pair of rare Lambayeque (Sican) miniature sandals from Peru, ca. 700 - 1300 AD. These fine votive offerings are 1" long, are made from silver with touches of gilding. Wonderful example of an important funerary offering.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1432204 (stock #CR854)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A lovely Nicoya tripod dish from the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This fine Papagayo Polychrome example is 4-7/8” in diameter and is decorated with nested triangle designs executed in black and red over the cream slip. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1446253 (stock #CO1089)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A fine Colima chocolate ware vessel from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This pair of thin-walled, conjoined bowls is 9” wide and is highly burnished. Strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1447435 (stock #CO1224)
Arte Xibalba
$160.00
A fine Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. Tis fine Tecoman type is 7-1/8" high and is adorned with perforated ears representing ear spools and an incised headdress set off from the rest of the elongated head with texturing. Highly burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1447438 (stock #CO769)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A choice Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. This standing male is 7-3/4" tall and is depicted with arms spread wide. He is adorned with a fancy headdress denoting his high social rank, a segmented necklace and clothing indicated with fine incising. Nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1394892 (stock #CV225)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A lovely Chavin stone bowl or mortar from Peru, ca. 1200 – 200 BC. This choice example is 2-7/8” in diameter and is carved from fine-grained, light brown stone. Beautifully polished and extensively used. Good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1444948 (stock #JA345)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A fine Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 1 - 250 AD. This lovely Cuisillos example is 5" high and depicts a pregnant female, with hands grasping the heavy belly and the hollow belly button acting as the firing hole. The figure is intact, appears to have been in a fire in antiquity (perhaps ritual burning), has good mineral deposits and extensive calcified roots overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1446813 (stock #CO1101)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An exceptionally large Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. It is 11" high and most likely depicts a ballplayer as indicated by the broad belt and headdress. He is adorned with a necklace, bracelets, perforated ears and a fancy headdress on the elongated head that is characteristic of the Tecoman types. Intact, with good mineral deposits.

Cf. Leyenaar "Von Küste Zu Küste", page 177.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Prehistorical item #1438794 (stock #MO2217)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
An excellent Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. It is 7-1/4” high and has a lentoid chamber that is covered with circular designs representing the ornaments found on the mantles of the elite. They are painted in cream over the nicely burnished orange slip. Intact, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1363403 (stock #MZ80)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A beautiful Mixtec stone pendant from Mexico, ca. 1000 - 1500 AD. This masterfully detailed example is 1-3/8" long and depicts a fox, portrayed with its head twisted to look over its back. Even the feet on the underside are finished in fine detail. Carved from speckled olive green serpentine and perforated for suspension. Highly polished, perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1444120 (stock #NI169)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A large Nicoya figural vessel from Nicaragua, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 7” high. 7-1/4” wide and depicts an individual with one hand held to the side of his head, with the other resting on the outstretched leg. The face is nicely detailed, painted designs are used to indicate clothing and jewelry and there are rattles in the hollow legs. Overall in good condition, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits, minor slip loss and a small repair.