Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1444123 (stock #CR893)
Arte Xibalba
$950.00
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.

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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 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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1427404 (stock #CR847)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A lovely Nicoya figure from Costa Rica, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This rare Chaco Black on Red example is 5-3/4” high and depicts a female, seated with legs crossed and hands holding the belly. She is adorned with a segmented appliqué necklace and the characteristic body décor encircling the breasts, on the shoulders and face. The spine is protruding along the back. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits. >P> Cf. “Art of Costa Rica”, page 75.