Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437328 (stock #MO2292)
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An excellent Moche III bottle from the Loma Negra area of Peru, ca. 200 – 450 AD. This highly burnished blackware vessel is 7-3/4” high and features two boldly incised depictions of the Crested Animal. In excellent condition, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1436168 (stock #CH2058)
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$375.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1435339 (stock #MO2293)
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$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 : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1434688 (stock #LA552)
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$250.00
A fine Lambayeque (Sican) silver plaque from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. It is 3-3/8” in diameter and depicts sea life, including a stingray and a fish. In excellent condition, with nice aged patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1434687 (stock #LA550)
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$275.00
A fine Lambayeque (Sican) Naymlap bottle from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. This nicely made vessel is 6-5/8” high and depicts the primary deity Naymlap flanked by two of his children. The lines on his face depict tears, which represent rain. He is adorned with large ear ornaments and the characteristic conical headdress that has a band of ornaments at the front. Intact, with good root marks and mineral deposits.

Cf. De Lavalle “Lambayeque”, page 40.

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)
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$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.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1434562 (stock #MO2299)
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$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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1433617 (stock #MO2265)
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$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)
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$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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1432975 (stock #CH2053)
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$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 AD 1000 item #1431878 (stock #CV234)
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$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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1426653 (stock #MO1143)
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$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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1426182 (stock #CY524)
Arte Xibalba
$50.00
A cute Chancay bird from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This adorable fragment is 2-3/8” long, has nice paint and strong mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1417105 (stock #NZ725)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A gorgeous Nazca bowl from Peru, ca. 200 – 300 AD. This large bowl is 7” in diameter, 3-3/4” deep and is decorated with a series of tied bags thought to represent leather bags containing shamanic paraphernalia. All are painted in a variety of earth tones over red slip. In perfect condition, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.

Cf. Proulx “Sourcebook of Nasca Iconography”, page 175.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1413378 (stock #PE77E)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
An excellent Chancay comb from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This rare weaving tool is 4-1/2” long, 2-1/4” wide. Beautifully made from split reed, most likely Carrizo, with flattened points on both sides. This rare textile weaving tool is bound with the brown and tan braided thread typical of Chancay textile manufacture and retains a small handle. Choice example, with lots of alpaca hair.