All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1324356 (stock #102509)
Pre-Columbian, Guerrero Region, Mexico, ca. 300-100 BCE. A stone pendant in the form of a miniature household object, a skin bag, worked from a green serpentine cobble into a finely delineated and polished form. These household items were used as receptacles for liquids with rectangular handles and a protrusion at the bottom...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1324355 (stock #102506)
Pre-Columbian, Guerrero Region, Mexico, Mezcala, ca. 500 to 200 BCE. A pale green andesite, abstract humanoid figure, standing with arms at sides, legs just barely bifurcated, head tipped toward his right. The ancient Mezcala artisans of this region were particularly adept at reducing the human body to simple, eloquent forms via a string cut technique. The result ironically appeals to a modernist taste for minimalism...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1324354 (stock #102505)
Pre-Columbian, Guerrero Region, Mexico, Mezcala, ca. 500 to 200 BCE. Comprised of grey hardstone, likely andesite, an abstract anthropomorphic figure, standing with hands held across abdominal region, legs somewhat bifurcated. The Mezcala sculptors brilliantly used string-saw technology to differentiate facial features and limbs. The ancient artisans of this region were particularly adept at reducing the human body to simple, eloquent forms via this string cut technique...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1324353 (stock #102455)
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Veracruz, ca. 400 to 600 CE and Guatemala, Mayan culture, ca. 600 to 900 CE. This first piece is a hand-built terracotta bird whistle with nicely detailed head feathers and black bitumen pigment on body. The second is a mold-made bird statuette with a sweet, plump belly, most likely Late Classic Mayan. Size: largest measures 3"H.

Condition: Small chip to beak and lower head feathers of Vera Cruz example. Surface wear and nicks here and there to Mayan example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1324352 (stock #102417)
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Jalisco culture, ca. 200 BCE to 500 CE. Figure strapped to four-legged platform with two hoops (one missing) arching over the body, painted in red and cream slip. The Jalisco culture along with the Colima and Nayarit followed a shaft tomb tradition and created ceramic grave goods for the deceased like this figure strapped to a funerary palette. 7-1/2" L x 4" W x 4 3/4"H

Condition: One hoop missing and loss to end of platform...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1324351 (stock #102397)
Pre-Columbian, Veracruz, Ca 500 to 700 CE. Human head-shaped hacha with deep set facial features carved from volcanic stone. The visage likely represents Tlaloc, with his goggled eyes. Measures 5-1/2" (14 cm) L x 2-1/2" (6.25 cm) W x 4"(10 cm) D.

Condition: Choice

Provenance: Ex-Adeon Gallery, Chicago, IL, acquired prior to 1970.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1324349 (stock #102396)
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Tarascan culture, ca. 1450 to 1520 CE. Pipes are some of the scarcest artifacts to have survived the ages from the Pre-Columbian world. This superb example was hand-built from terracotta and features a lively rendering of a serpent's head, likely that of a rattlesnake as the hollow head is filled with small ceramic rattles. This head is positioned in front of a small, bowl-shaped chamber, a receptacle for whatever substance was smoked, likely peyote...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1700 item #1324347 (stock #102386)
North America, Fulton County, Illinois, Native American, ca. 1500 CE. Chipped flint celt with napping on both sides. 5-3/4"L (14.5 cm) x 2"W (5 cm) .

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Edged Weapons : Pre AD 1000 item #1324346 (stock #95034)
Southeast Asia, Dong Son or related minority culture, possibly Dian, ca. 300 BCE. A large cast bronze Ge, or pole axe, with long duck-bill blade having central ridge and complex linear patter across entirety of blade, two piercings at hu, an angled guard, and rectangular nei with open center and notched rear. Gorgeous, excellent patina. Size: 10-1/4"L (26 cm).

Condition: Intact with minor surface deposits, else excellent.

Provenance: Ex-private J. Connell collection, Massachuse...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1324345 (stock #102159)
Pre-Columbian, late Mayan to early Toltec, Ca 800 to 1100 CE. Wonderfully expressive pottery sculpture of a seated corn goddess. She sits legs crossed, hands to her feet, wearing corn symbols on her upper arms, large ear spools and nose ring, pointed cap, with liberal tattooing on her shoulder and breasts. Interestingly, there is an incised monkey on the backside of this wonderful pottery! Size: 9"H (23 cm).

Condition: Appears choice, but has been repaired

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1920 item #1324343 (stock #102157)
Africa, Mali, Dogon, 20th Century. Pair of stone bracelets in circular form, larger carved of black and white granite, smaller in black hardstone. 4-1/4" and 4" D. Nice examples!

Condition: Larger with a few chips, smaller broken in two and repaired.

Provenance: Ex-Collection of Vincent Funiciello, Brooklyn, NY, 1930's - 1970's

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1920 item #1324342 (stock #102145)
North America, New Mexico or Arizona, early 20th century CE. Gorgeous turquoise and heshe bead necklace comprised of 48 natural turquoise nuggets and dozens of heshe bead spacers. The natural veining of the turquoise is spectacular! 25" L with largest stone about 1-3/8" L.

Condition: Intact and excellent. Should be restrung to make wearable.

Provenance: Ex-private Cason collection, Boulder, CO.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1492 item #1324341 (stock #102123)
Native American, Woodlands era, ca 500 to 1500 CE. Interesting and well used discoidal - supposedly a type of toy used to improve accuracy of spear throwing and archery skills in Indian youth. Deeply cupped on one side and Inscribed "Edge of Canyon Ranch San Juan co Utah. Size: 4-1/4"D.

Condition: Wear to edges.

Provenance: Ex-Cason collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pre 1900 item #1324340 (stock #102119)
Native American, ca late 19th century. Certainly an attention grabber, that's for sure. Composed of snake spine / vertibrae, probably rattlesnake, strung on thin cord. Size: 11"L x 7"W

Condition: Quite excellent and wearable

Provenance: Ex-Cason collection, Boulder, CO

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1324339 (stock #102102)
North America, Lawrence County, Arkansas, ca 11500 BP. Early fluted point that in early times lost a 5/8" section of the rear, but was reclaimed by its owner. Mounted in Ricker case and comes with Gregory Perino COA - perhaps the most noted authenticator of this material in the world. 2-1/2" L. Clovis fluted points are named after the city of Clovis, New Mexico, where examples were first found in 1929.

Condition: Re-carved in ancient times, else excellent

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1324336 (stock #747)
Antique gold gilt Thailand amulet exqusite ancient Buddha. Provenance purchased from and English ambassador to Thailand from his personal collection. Measuring 3" x 1.5" or 8cm x 4cm. In all original antique condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1900 item #1324333 (stock #1249)
Dragon's Pearl
$220.00
A finely carved, open-work pendant of mottled brown-beige soapstone (shoushanshi) in the form of a basket with flower and fish. Original silk string and tassels. Qing, 19th cent. H 6.8 cm, W 6.6 cm. Condition: Perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1324332 (stock #1248)
Dragon's Pearl
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A highly attractive and rare, covered ‘tiger box’ made of multiple plates of iron finely inlaid with silver on a base of hammered metal plate * to produce the shape of a tiger in archaic style (heads in both ends). Among the silver inlaid patterns are good luck symbols like bats and coins and the 8 Buddhist good luck symbols: conch, umbrella, banner, golden fish, Dharma wheel, the knot of eternity, lotus flower and vase of nectar. Korea (Choson), 18th to early 19th cent. H. 22 cm, L. 33 cm...