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Inca - Inka Urpus Aryballo

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492   item# 1067723 (stock# BB-IK113)

Inca - Inka Urpus Aryballo
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$1,250.00 

Aryballo Late Horizon, Inca, 1476-1534 A.D. Measure 6" in height.


Inca Colonial Era Kero

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1700   item# 1067914

Inca Colonial Era Kero
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$6,425.00 

This excellent example is incised in three gorgeous registers with the top portion being painted with images of 5 Jaguars, 5 Suns and 5 semi circles possibly representing Rainbows. A normal split has developed due to antiquity. Peru. Late 16th century. Measures 7 1/2" in height.


Chancay Jaguar Vessel

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre 1492   item# 1067964 (stock# BB-CH105)

Chancay Jaguar Vessel
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$1,250.00 

Hold - 8" in Height


Early Inca Kero

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1492   item# 1068796

Early Inca Kero
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$5,250.00
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Excellent pre-colonial Inca kero. Carved from the lambran or alder tree in geometrical patterns filled with a resinous paint in lively shades of red and yellow with spondylus inlay. Beautiful patina overall. Choice. 15th to 16th century. Just under 6" in height.


Moche Lord stone Tumi

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Stone: Pre 1492   item# 1069091

Moche Lord stone Tumi
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An excellent Moche lord stone tumi with suspension hole. Deeply incised carving with nice patina. Might have been used as a pendant. Fine condition. Loma Negra region, Peru. 100-300 AD. Measures 5"


Inca Ceremonial Biface Silver Effigy

Catalogue: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Pre 1700   item# 1073085

Inca Ceremonial Biface Silver Effigy
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Beautifully adorned double sided silver effigy. Typical these pieces are found in male/female pairs and are commonly naked but could be clothed if were in extreme environmental conditions such as, snow capped mountains or coastal deserts where they would be elaborately dressed in elite garments. This is a very rare conjoined male/female and is clothed male and naked female. Measures 4.92 cm. In Choice Condition.


Inca Ceremonial Biface Bronze Tumi

Catalogue: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Pre 1700   item# 1073086

Inca Ceremonial Biface Bronze Tumi
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An extraordinarily double sided bronze effigy tumi. A typical tumi would normally have a single final atop. This is a very rare double sided male/female effigy. Fully clothed male with headdress on one side and a naked female with broad necklace on the other. Measures 8.76 cm. Very Fine to Choice Condition.


Inca Silver Tupu

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: South American: Implements: Pre 1700   item# 1078551

Inca Silver Tupu
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$875.00 

Beautiful and ornate piece of art. An Inca tupu pin in silver worn by a higher status noblewomen. Used to fasten cloaks worn around their shoulders and also served as Andean jewelry. Each unique with intricate scroll work. Measures 15.88 cm. Excellent condition. Peru 16th to 17th century.


Inca Capacocha Sandals and Braid of Hair

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1492   item# 1080373

Inca Capacocha Sandals and Braid of Hair
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$3,850.00 

A well preserved pair of Inca leather sandals and braid of hair. This child's sandals and hair are from a mummified bundle that appear to represent an Inca Capacocha, a highly honorable sacrificial rite involving children in respect to the Sun and other deities. Children of great beauty were chosen from locations throughout the empire and brought to the capital city of Cuzco, where they were dressed and adorned with miniature artifacts, treated to ceremonial rites and feasts, and then ...click for details


Moche Jaguar Tumi

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1492   item# 1081067

Moche Jaguar Tumi
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$1,450.00 

A very scarce and interesting bronze ceremonial tumi. This knife depicts a standing jaguar atop of a chachacoma wooden shaft. The Moche both worshiped the jaguar as well as feared its power and deadly hunting ability. Excellent green patina on blade. One side has been polished to reveal it's original bronze luster. Very small chip to blade and a normal separation on wooden handle. Peru. 200-700AD. Measures just under 7".


Set of Large Inca Tupus

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1492   item# 1081230

Set of Large Inca Tupus
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$3,250.00 

A lovely set of three hand crafted bronze Inca Tupus. Sets of two tupus (normally sized around 6" in height) are rarely seen at one time as only one is usually produced for an individual. Here, a set of three large pieces are being offered. Each measures over 10"/25.4 cm. In Fine condition. Peru 16th to 17th century. Handsomely displayed in a 12" sq. shadow box.


Manteņo Stone Balance Scale

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Implements: Pre 1492   item# 1084030

Manteņo Stone Balance Scale
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$ 3,850.00 

This rare and exceptional Manteņo scale has withstood the elements of time. Beautiful bird motifs engraved on both sides of stone balance. Colorful and delicate intact textile scales. All original. Fine condition. Southern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 700-1534 AD. Measures over 20"/50.8 cm mounted.


Inca Braided Hair Headdress

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pre 1492   item# 1097208

Inca Braided Hair Headdress
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$6,425.00 

This extremely scarce ritual hair piece was a garment produced by a class called the "Chosen Women". They were to be worn by a priest during religious ceremonies to call forth the vital forces of nature symbolized by hair. The headdress consists of a double panel of (96) finely braided hair, woven together by a thin braided camelid border of natural tan color. Size of inside frame is 25" tall by 20" across. Inca, Cusco/Central Highlands regions, Peru. 1470-1532 Excellent con ...click for details


Pre-Inca Sandals

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: South American: Pre 1492   item# 1100921

Pre-Inca Sandals
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A beautiful pair and extremely well preserved adult Pre-Inca Sandals. Made from woven plant fiber and braided woolen cord. Each sandal measures 9.5 inches long by 4" wide. Western Peru 15th to 16th century. Very Fine Condition.


Inca Ceremonial Biface Bronze Effigy

Catalogue: Antiques: Instruments and Implements: Pre 1492   item# 1101080

Inca Ceremonial Biface Bronze Effigy
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$925.00 

Typical these pieces are found in male/female pairs and are commonly naked but could be clothed if were in extreme environmental conditions such as, snow capped mountains or coastal deserts where they would be elaborately dressed in elite garments. This is a very rare conjoined male/female and are clothed. Measures 2.125"/5.39 cm. In excellent Condition.

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