A spectacular size agate stone jevellery bead, Tairona culture, 5th.-9th. cent AD.
It would be misleading to call this a 'bead'. It's rather a fantastic stone sculpture in it's own right mounted as it is. Made in transperant agate and fully polished to an almost glass-like degree!. ...click for details
An extremely rare and exceptionaly preserved wood cup, Inka Nation, 1400-1500 AD.
The use of beakers in various materials predates the Tiwanaku culture (ca. 400–1000) in Peru. The Inka introduced (ca. 1450–1534) stylistic elements and religious ceremonial uses that persisted into the colonial era. Sometime before 1570, the use of pigmente ...click for details
A stictly museum quality intact pottery vessel, shaped as a lethal snake, Columbia, ca. 200-1000 CE.
Realistic ceramic rendition of a coiled viper about to strike its prey as it is balancing a sprout of the vessel. The terracotta form is intricately incised with geometric designs. The head engraved with grinning teeth - very impressive a ...click for details
A rare Pre columbian stone relief, dating to the Mayan Empire, c. 6th-8th century AD.
The relief depicts a scene of two demons in high relief, carved in white stone. It's mounted on a large metal stand. The relief was possibly part of the walls of a temple or a coffin ...click for details
An extremely rare and very important vulcanic stone sculptural figure of a Agricultural god, Aztec kingdom, dating to 1400-1550 BC.
This fantastic sculpture is made of a rare red vulcanic stone (andesit) and depicts a standing male god, which is likely the aztec god for agriculture. He is standing with a large headdress. The figure served ...click for details