Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
Home

1 to 15 items of 47 total for search on "maya"

    detailed search


Maya Stucco Cylinder

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1245960 (stock# MA1759)

Maya Stucco Cylinder
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$875 

A marvelous Maya cylinder from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This choice example is 6-7/8” high, 5-1/2” in diameter and is decorated with carved zoomorphic and stucco covered registers. The two carved bands depict frogs and are accented with highly burnished black slip. The intervening bands are ribbed and covered with blue and red stucco, with the broad rim band retaining some of the original designs. Strong mineral deposits, minor repair.


Maya Dog Deity Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1243424 (stock# MA1770)

Maya Dog Deity Bowl
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$550 

An exceptional Maya polychrome bowl from Honduras, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This rare example is 7-7/8” in diameter and features two depictions of a seated lord presenting an offering to the Spotted Dog deity. The interior is decorated with an unusual glyph band and linear designs in bright colors. Intact, nice carinated shape, good mineral deposits.


Maya Censer

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1242677 (stock# MA1755)

Maya Censer
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$750 

An excellent Maya censor (incense holder) from the Pacific slope region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This fine ceremonial vessel is 9” long and has a handle sculpted in the form of a nicely detailed monkey holding the bowl. He is adorned with large ear spools and a ceremonial bib. Intact, with strong mineral deposits, signs of usage and just a minor repair.


Maya Glyph Jar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1241788 (stock# MA1753)

Maya Glyph Jar
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$450 

An excellent Maya glyph jar from the Pacific slope region of Guatemala, ca. 300 – 700 AD. This finely made cylinder is 4” high and is decorated with a band of deeply carved glyphs. A central band was left unburnished and is decorated with tiny puncture marks. Strong mineral deposits and root marks overall, stabilized stress crack.


Maya Glyph Jar

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1240798 (stock# MA1754)

Maya Glyph Jar
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$375 

A fine Maya jar from the Pacific slope region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 3-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a pair of deeply incised glyphic symbols set off with punctured slits, which create a fine visual texture. The rim retains remnants of orange pigment. Highly burnished, strong mineral deposits, hidden stress crack.


Maya "Angel" Cylinder

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1240797 (stock# MA1482)

Maya "Angel" Cylinder
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$1750 

An excellent Maya polychrome cylinder from Honduras, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This elaborately decorated vessel is 5-1/2” high, 5” in diameter and depicts a pair of ceremonial dancers. As the figures appear to be wearing large wings, these vessels are often referred to as “Angel Cylinders”. Each figure is distinctly different and is surrounded by various emblems, glyphic devices and complex ceremonial objects. One is painted against a red background, representative of blood and the world of the ...click for details


Maya Monkey Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1240327 (stock# MA1629)

Maya Monkey Bowl
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$600 

A gorgeous Maya polychrome bowl from Honduras, ca. 400 – 800 AD. It is 8-1/2” in diameter and is decorated with four animated monkeys engaged in the ballgame. Each of the monkeys is shown with a speaking symbol emanating from its mouth. Above the monkeys is a complex guilloche band with jaguar spots and the rim band consists of date symbols. The interior features large Copador glyphs surrounding a central Uo or Zip glyph, denoting a time of important festivals. In excellent condition, with ...click for details


Maya Frog Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1239907 (stock# MA1752)

Maya Frog Bowl
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$500 

An exceptional Maya frog effigy bowl from Guatemala, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This beautifully burnished vessel is 8-1/8” long and depicts a frog standing on four legs. The head is nicely detailed and highly expressive, with the mouth pulled into an almost comical grin. A large example with good mineral deposits and root marks, great presence.


Maya Polychrome Plate

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1239206 (stock# MA465)

Maya Polychrome Plate
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$1050 

A beautiful Maya plate from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 550 - 700 AD. This 10" diameter classic tripod example has the serrated flange and rattles built into the feet. The center is decorated with a large glyph emblem denoting the four cardinal points, surrounded by a decorative band and additional geometric designs on the shoulder. Intact, with strong bright paint, good deposits and only minor pitting.


Maya Polychrome Cylinder

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1239204 (stock# MA1218)

Maya Polychrome Cylinder
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$950 

An excellent Maya polychrome cylinder from the Sula Valley of Honduras, ca. 500 – 800 AD. This corseted vessel is 5” high and 5-1/2” in diameter at the flared rim. It is decorated with a pair of characteristic glyph bands depicting deity heads and a central register with a stylized guilloche pattern executed in negative style against a black background. Vivid paint, strong mineral deposits, a couple professionally restored stress fractures are barely visible.


Maya Cylinder

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1238272 (stock# MA1747)

Maya Cylinder
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$950 

A lovely Maya creamware cylinder from the Jutiapa area of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This slender vase is 9-5/8” high, 4-3/4” in diameter at the flared rim and is decorated with a pair of vertical glyph panels separating the ribbed chamber. The rim band consists of the glyphic symbols characteristic of this type. In excellent condition, with the burnished slip showing strong mineral deposits and nice stucco remnants.


Maya Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1236843 (stock# MA1691)

Maya Bowl
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


Sale Pending 

A fine Maya creamware bowl from the Sula Valley of Honduras, ca. 400 – 800 AD. It is 6-1/2” in diameter, has cream slip enhanced with orange wash and is painted inside and out. The interior features a pair of zoomorphic creatures separated by ball court symbols, while the exterior is decorated with a pair of stylized glyphic devices separated by panels of woven mat designs. The rim is decorated with unusual symbols. Intact, good mineral deposits.


Maya Tetrapod Plate

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1234505 (stock# MA1274)

Maya Tetrapod Plate
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$750 

A beautiful Maya tetrapod plate from Honduras, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This fine polychrome is 9-1/2” in diameter and features a depiction of a ceremonial dancer in its center. The broadly flared rim is decorated with images of men with planting sticks, alternating with depictions of deer. The exterior and legs are painted with traditional designs. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.


Maya Vultures Bowl

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Pottery: Pre AD 1000   item# 1233658 (stock# MA1630)

Maya Vultures Bowl
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


Sale Pending 

A lovely Maya polychrome bowl from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This choice round-bottom example is 7-1/2” in diameter and features a trio of vultures, each with an unusual speaking bubble, surrounding a solar symbol. This “melon bowl", named for its striped design on the exterior, also has a broad glyph band surrounding the rim. In excellent condition, with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.


Maya Stone Beads

Catalogue: Antiques: Regional Art: Americas: Pre Columbian: Stone: Pre AD 1000   item# 1230396 (stock# MA1648)

Maya Stone Beads
 click for details

Arte Xibalba
508-454-2850


$400 

A fine Maya necklace from southern Mexico, ca. 100 BC – 400 AD. It is 18-1/4” long and is comprised of a variety of jadeite and speckled greenstone beads, including various tubes and a 1-1/2” wide center bead. Strung with a simple modern closure.

pages:  1   2    3    4  


TROCADERO  © 1998 - 2013   All Rights Reserved