Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1444122 (stock #CC141)
Arte Xibalba
$525.00
A lovely Cocle frutero from Panama, ca. 600 – 800 AD. This Joaquin Polychrome type pedestal bowl is 10-1/2” in diameter and 5-5/8” high. Its quartered design depicts Supernatural Serpents, a motif characteristic of the Conte style. Painted in red, black and purple over cream slip. Typical restored breaks, good mineral deposits.

Cf. Helms “Creations of the Rainbow Serpent”, plate 7, for similar from Miami's Lowe Museum of Art.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1444121 (stock #MO2290)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A fine Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. This lovely orangeware vessel is 9-1/4” high and is decorated with circular designs that represent the mantle ornaments of the elite. Intact, with strong mineral deposits on the nicely burnished slip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1443176 (stock #TI47)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A large Tiahuanaco kero from Bolivia, ca. 200 - 800 AD. This boldly painted Yamparaez style example from the Sucre area is 7-3/4” high, 6” in diameter and is decorated with abstract geometric designs. These vessels were most likely used to consume chicha during festivals and ceremonial rites. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1443174 (stock #MA989)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A superb Maya cylinder from the Sula Valley of Honduras, ca. 600 - 900 AD. This highly burnished blackware example is 6-1/4” high, 5-1/4” in diameter and is carved with volute design patterns similar to the "false glyph" designs on the famous alabaster vessels from that region. A beautiful piece in great condition, with stucco remnants in the grooves and just a barely visible hairline crack.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1441445 (stock #NA216)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A fine Carchi (Nariño) vessel from Ecuador, ca. 850 – 1500 AD. This lovely Capuli type jar is 5 inches in diameter and is decorated with the characteristic negative resist painted designs. Intact, with good mineral deposits. NA216
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1440281 (stock #CO1539)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
An excellent Colima mold from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. It is 2-1/2" long and created a beautifully detail head of a fox. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits.
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1439735 (stock #MA797)
Arte Xibalba
$1,500.00
A large Maya cylinder vase from Jutiapa in southern Guatemala, ca. 600 - 900 AD. This elegant creamware example is 9-3/4" high, 6-1/2" wide at the flaring rim and is decorated with a trio of deeply incised Water Birds. The large birds are executed in fine detail and remnants of rare negative resist paint are still visible. The rim band consists of molded glyphs, a characteristic type for vessels from Jutiapa. Overall in excellent condition, with a couple of superbly restored stress cracks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1439575 (stock #MO602)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A beautifully executed Moche phytomorphic vessel from Peru, ca. 400 - 700 AD. It is 7" long, 6" high and depicts a melon topped with a widely flared spout. The highly burnished orange slip is accented with linear décor and shows good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1439047 (stock #IN740)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
IN740 – A beautiful Inca aribalo from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This fine Imperial Inca example with widely flared rim is 8-1/4” high and is decorated with the intricate designs characteristic of the type. Painted in black and red over orange slip. Intact, with good mineral deposits.

Cf. Sawyer “Mastercraftsmen or Ancient Peru”, page 107.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437333 (stock #MA2249)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
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 #1435339 (stock #MO2293)
Arte Xibalba
$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 : 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 #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 1492 item #1427558 (stock #CR879)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A lovely Nicoya polychrome bowl from the Guanacaste region of Costa Rica, ca. 1000 – 1350. This fine Papagayo Polychrome vessel is 5-3/4” in diameter and features a mythical avian creature in the tondo. Red and black linear décor covers the walls inside and out. Vivid paint, strong mineral deposits and just a small, stabilized pressure crack.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1427382 (stock #CP144)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A fine Chupicuaro polychrome tripod dish from Mexico, ca. 400 – 100 BC. It is 3-1/2” in diameter and stands on a trio of mammiform legs that are decorated with intricate design patterns. The hollow legs contain rattles and the scalloped rim is set off with linear décor. Nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1426653 (stock #MO1143)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A lovely Moche florero from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This finely made vessel is 6” high, 7-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with intricate geometric designs covering the widely flared interior. The exterior is completely painted with circular designs in a negative manner. Strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1426652 (stock #MA1755)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
An excellent Maya censer (incense burner) from the Pacific slope region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This fine ceremonial vessel is 9” long and has a handle sculpted in the form of a nicely detailed monkey holding the bowl. He is adorned with large ear spools and a ceremonial bib. Intact, with strong mineral deposits, signs of usage and just a minor repair.