Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1434565 (stock #MO2192)
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An excellent Moche greenstone amulet from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 1-3/4” high and depicts a cargador grasping the tumpline straps supporting the burden on his back. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1434564 (stock #NZ721)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
A choice Nazca bowl from Peru, ca. 500 – 600 AD. It is 5-3/4” in diameter and features a star design with an unusual central dot, which turns it into a phytomorphic motif. One interpretation of the motif is that it represents a bisected San Pedro cactus, highly prized for its hallucinogenic properties. The walls of the bowl are decorated with alternating black and white linear décor, perhaps representing the spines of the cactus. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1434562 (stock #MO2299)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A choice Moche III blackware vessel from Peru, ca. 200 – 450 AD. This fine bottle is 7-1/4” high and features a curandera. This healer is posed seated with a child in her lap and is performing a healing ritual. She is wearing a long cowl and is holding a pair of rattles. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1434487 (stock #MO2287)
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A fine Moche portrait head from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 5-3/4” high and depicts an individual wearing a layered headdress or helmet, held in place with straps tied under the chin. Intact, with good paint and mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1434002 (stock #MA1803)
Arte Xibalba
$2,000.00
A magnificent Maya jade pendant from the Nebaj area of Guatemala, ca. 250 - 700 AD. This choice pendant is 2-1/2" wide, 1-7/8" high and depicts an individual with fancy headdress and large ear ornaments. The piece is carved from beautiful green jade and is drilled laterally for suspension. Highly polished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1433962 (stock #NY261)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A gorgeous Nayarit lobed olla from West Mexico, ca. 100 BC – 250 AD. This superb gadrooned vessel is 8-3/4” in diameter 5-1/4” high and is extensively decorated with resist painted designs, including the flared spout and the underside. Intact, with good paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1433961 (stock #CR873)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A large olla from Costa Rica, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This large, well-made vessel is 9” high, 9” in diameter and is decorated with appliqué design elements on the shoulder, as well as incised linear décor on the broad spout. This nicely burnished vessel is intact and has good mineral deposits and root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1433617 (stock #MO2265)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A rare Moche offering vessel from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This oblong shaped vessel is 7-1/4” long and features an elaborate deer hunting scene encircling the entire chamber. The deer hunt was an important ritual in Moche culture that is well-chronicled on many Fineline painted vessels. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1433615 (stock #CH2059)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A choice Chimu orangeware vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This nicely molded example is 5-1/4” high and features a pair of large lizards climbing along the sides of the chamber. The spout has simple linear décor. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1432977 (stock #MX120)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
A beautiful Chontal pendant from the Tabasco area of Mexico, ca. 400 BC - 300 AD. It is 2" high and is carved from beautifully mottled green-gray stone. The artist created an eerie, stylized face, with eyes and mouth set of by a highly polished surface. Perforated at the top for suspension.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Prehistorical item #1432976 (stock #MI106)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A beautiful polychrome olla from Michoacan, Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 100 AD. It is 5-1/2” in diameter and is decorated with intricately painted linear designs, executed in black and cream over highly burnished red slip. Intact, with concave base and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1432975 (stock #CH2053)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1432205 (stock #CH2066)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A nice Chimu canteen from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This nicely detailed jug with intact loop handle is 6-1/8” high and features a shaman transformed into a serpent on one side and a group of sea birds on the other. Intact, nicely burnished, good 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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1431879 (stock #DI43)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
An exceptional Diquis maternal figure from Costa Rica, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This lovely pair is 4-5/8” high and depicts a seated female cradling her infant in her right arm. She is decorated with designs indicating her clothing and ritual décor on her face. Intact, with strong paint and mineral deposits.

Cf. Stone “Pre-Columbian Man in Costa Rica”, page 104.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1431878 (stock #CV234)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A choice Cupisnique bottle from Peru, ca. 800 – 200 BC. This beautifully made vessel is 8-1/4” high and is decorated with incised design panels that were left unburnished and highlighted with cinnabar. In perfect condition, with good mineral deposits and what appear to be old museum collection #s on the bottom.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1429183 (stock #ZP112)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A fine Zapotec deity figure from Oaxaca, Mexico, ca. 1 – 500 AD. This solid figure is 6-7/8” high and depicts a seated zoomorphic deity wearing a fancy headdress composed of plumes and the head of an Old-Man God. The deity is further adorned with a large necklace and ear spools. Intact, with heavy mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1428025 (stock #JA378)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A fine Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 350 AD. This nicely sculpted Ameca example is 4-1/4” high and depicts a seated hunchback. He is posed with hands resting on his knees and is adorned with a headdress and bracelets. Intact, with good paint and strong dendrites.