Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1447436 (stock #H619)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
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.
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 #1447349 (stock #CR844)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A beautiful Nicoya figure from Costa Rica, ca. 800 – 1200 AD. This lovely Mora Polychrome example is 6-5/8” high and depicts a seated female with hands resting on her hips. She is wearing a mesh shirt and matching headdress and is adorned with a painted necklace, large ear ornaments and facial décor. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits. $300
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1447346 (stock #MO2298)
Arte Xibalba
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A fine Moche figural vessel from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 6-1/8” high and depicts an individual adorned with large ear ornaments dangling from his perforated ears. The headdress hanging down his back and the arms encircling the chamber are molded in relief. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1447338 (stock #LA267)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A fine Lambayeque figural jar from Peru, ca. 700 - 1300 AD. This nicely detailed example is 7-3/4" high, has strong mineral deposits and trails.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1447337 (stock #H631)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
An exceptional Classic Maya head from Chimaltenango, Guatemala, ca. 250 – 600 AD. It is 2-1/4" high and depicts an individual with a deeply lined face, most likely due to ritual scarification. The open mouth reveals a few teeth and the deep-set eyes convey a piercing stare. Good mineral deposits. Mounted.
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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1446811 (stock #MA1745)
Arte Xibalba
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A large Maya figure from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 250 – 700 AD. This standing figure is 11” high and portrays an individual wearing a long, belted loincloth. He is adorned with a fancy headdress that is topped with the head of a deer, as well as a necklace or broad ceremonial collar. The whistle in his arm emits a deep resonant tone. Good paint remnants and strong mineral deposits. Lost arm and field repairs could be restored.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1446255 (stock #XNY10)
Arte Xibalba
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A sweet Nayarit figure from West Mexico, ca. 100 BC – 250 AD. This lovely miniature is 1-3/4” high and depicts a seated individual with arms crossed over the knees. He is wearing a cap, with his ponytail sticking out behind it. Strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1444123 (stock #CR893)
Arte Xibalba
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A massive Nicoya figural urn from Costa Rica, ca. 1100 – 1500 AD. This huge Pataky polychrome vessel is 13-3/4” high, 12” in diameter and portrays Tlaloc, the Rain God. He is depicted with protruding teeth, large double-ringed eyes and a large mouth mask. The broad rim band consists of the stylized symbols of the man-jaguar motif and there are two guilloche bands representing a pair of intertwined serpents. Intact, with good paint, strong mineral deposits and just a bit of flaking...
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1443550 (stock #EC201)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A set of five rare Machalilla figures from Ecuador, ca. 2000 – 1200 BC. They range from 1-3/8” to 2-3/8” in length and include both male and female examples. All are decorated with the characteristic puncture incising. Nice examples with good mineral deposits. The group comes displayed in a Riker mount.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1443549 (stock #CP148)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A rare Chupicuaro figural vessel from Mexico, ca. 400 – 100 BC. It is 5-5/8” high, 4” in diameter and has a nicely detailed head protruding from the flared rim. The eyes retain white stucco and the ear ornaments are highlighted with red, matching the red slip is covering the top of the chamber. The vessel is intact and has extensive root marks and 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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1439046 (stock #JA211)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A fine Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 300 AD. This lovely example is 5” high and depicts a seated male. He is wearing a beautifully decorated poncho that is draped over his knees. He is adorned with a headband, as well as nose and ear ornaments. Strong paint, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1436168 (stock #CH2058)
Arte Xibalba
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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.