Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 #49586 (stock #NY26)
Arte Xibalba
!!! STOLEN !!!
This figure was stolen on December 11, from the Bella Gallery in Great Barrington, Mass., where it was part of a collection being exhibited.

A gorgeous Nayarit polychrome male, 6" tall. This Ixtlan del Rio variant, ca. 200 BC - 350 AD stands on bifurcated feet and is lavishly painted overall. An excellent example. Intact.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1432975 (stock #CH2053)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A fine Chimu portrait vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7-3/4” high and depicts the Maize God. He is portrayed with two large ears of maize on the back of the head and is adorned with unusual ear ornaments. Intact, with heavy mineral encrustation and trails.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1447436 (stock #H619)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A choice Maya head from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 2-1/4 inches high and portrays an individual adorned with large ear ornaments. The slip is nicely burnished and shows strong mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.