An excellent Chimu wood bowl from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This beautifully carved vessel is 4” in diameter and is decorated with two pairs of confronted birds and two double-headed serpents. The base has a large solar symbol on it. Choice example of a rare type.
A fine Lambayeque textile panel from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. This colorful example is 21-1/4" long, 4-1/4" wide and on one side depicts a group of birds that appears to be fighting, while the other side consists of conjoined frogs. Basted to black backing, ready to frame.
A rare Maya shell pendant from Belize, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This beautiful pendant is 3-1/4" long, made from Spondylus and depicts a two-headed fish. Originally the shell would have come from what is now the coast of Ecuador and then brought via the trade routes to the other side of the continent. In perfect condition, pierced for suspension.
A beautiful Chimu textile panel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It measures 11-1/4” x 10-1/2” and features individual panels of the deity eye designs frequently found on late Huari ceramics. Beautiful open weave workmanship, vivid colors, overall in excellent condition with only minimal damage. Beautifully framed, ready to hang.
A beautiful necklace from the Sinu Culture of Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 23” long and consists of alternating sections of greenstone and dark stone beads, with a lovely 2-1/4” long avian form shell pendant. Modern gold closure, ready to wear or display.
A gorgeous Chimu textile panel from Peru, ca. 1000 - 1200 AD. It measures 21" x 6" and depicts a series of sharks executed in a variety of brilliant colors. Attached to cotton backing to stabilize the piece, ready to frame.
A rare Chimu woodcarving from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. The piece is 7” long and is completely covered with carved fish, birds and feline heads. It is hollow, drilled from both sides and shows signs of extensive usage, most likely as the handle of a ceremonial object. Great find!