All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1342040 (stock #CHP)
Culture: Chiribaya Origin: Chile / Peru / Atacama Desert Age: Ca. 400 - 1000 A.D. Size: 6 1/2" in height by 5 1/2" in diameter Description: An obscure small cultural group related to The Tihuanaco of Bolivia. They are believed to be a satellite community living near The Pacific Ocean where their major source of subsistence came from fishing and limited agriculture...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341937 (stock #MA1519)
Arte Xibalba
$1,500.00
A gorgeous Maya cylinder from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 250 - 600 AD. This beautiful polychrome is 6-1/4" high, 5-1/2" in diameter and is decorated with a trio of complex water symbols. A band of glyphs encircles the rim. Intact, with brilliant colors and strong mineral deposits, even the interior is painted with an orange wash.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341899 (stock #TEJPL)
CULTURE: Jalisco ORIGIN: West Mexico AGE: CA. 300 B. C. - 300 A. D. SIZE: 2 1/2“ in width by 7” in height DESCRIPTION: A particularly elegant terra cotta solid molded “pretty lady” from West Mexico. She is standing with legs slightly akimbo with her arms raised and her hands resting on her chin. She is showing early signs of pregnancy with a slightly swollen abdomen and large full breasts mostly covered by her raised arms as in a stance of modesty...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341648 (stock #2102)
This is a Pre-Columbian MAYAN Polychrome BOWL from Mexico, c. 300 - 900 A.D. It measures about 7 1/4" X 7 1/4" X 3" ( 18.5 cm X 18.5 cm X 7.7 cm ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341597
Minerva Gallery
$7,499.00
This example represents a very rare type of Veracruz figural pottery from ancient Mexico, circa 466 A.D. Measures impressively at approximately 10 1/2″ tall by about 10 1/2″ long. These types (whistle vessels) are well known and documented from South American cultures, but are not common amongst Mexico/Central American Pre-Columbian Cultures...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341568 (stock #MA1305)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A fine Maya figural jar from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This lovely creamware vessel is 6” high and features the face of a Maya lord or deity emerging from its side. He is adorned with a large emblem on his forehead, as well as ear ornaments. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340617 (stock #2083)
This is a Pre-Columbian CARCHI Terracotta Polychrome BOWL from Ecuador, c. 1000 - 1300 A.D. It measures about 4" X 4" X 2" ( 10.2 cm X 10.2 cm X 5.1 cm ). This item has been restored.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340605 (stock #2080)
This is a Pre-Columbian NICOYA Terracotta TRIPOD Vessel with Zoomorphic Legs from Costa Rica, c 800 - 1200 A.D. It measures about 4 3/4" X 4 1/2" X 5 1/4" ( 12.1 cm X 11.5 cm X 13.4 cm ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340561 (stock #NZ666)
Arte Xibalba
$550.00
A large Nazca globe with feline deities from Peru, ca. 150 – 300 AD. This early example is 7-1/2” high and features two distinct depictions of the Masked Mythical Spotted Cat, each surrounded by peppers, seed pods and other plants. Intact, with vivid colors and good mineral deposits. Ring base will be included.

Cf. Proulx “Sourcebook of Nasca Iconography”, page 89.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340560 (stock #MA1027)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
A striking Maya polychrome plate from Guatemala, ca. 600 - 900 AD. The plate is 12-3/4" in diameter and shows a frontal image of Tlaloc as a War Deity. The other objects shown are probably eccentric flint forms for bloodletting rituals. A drilled kill hole in its center conveys the plate's importance, having served a ceremonial function. Professionally restored from 5 pieces with no new material added. Vivid paint, good mineral deposits and root marks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1340446 (stock #ESCF)
CULTURE: Colima ORIGIN: West Mexico AGE: CA. 300 B. C. - 300 A. D. SIZE: 6" in height by 4” in width by 3 1/2” in depth. DESCRIPTION: A fine large example of one of “The Little People Of Mexico.” These wonderful miniature sculptures are often called flat figures or gingerbread figures. Each one is individually modeled of heavy cinnamon colored clay...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339682 (stock #582ar)
E & M Perez
$350.00
Modeled with blackware clay, this seated figure depicts a man with folded arms, a cape, and wearing a four cornered pointed hat. It measures 6 3/4" to the top of the spout, which has losses to the rim, visible in photos. The vessel is intact, and retains some remnants of soil from burial, and has visible lines on surface from age, and one small section on left side of head where a tiny chip has occurred. Moche Culture, ca 500-700 AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339569 (stock #2074)
This is a Pre-Columbian AZTEC / AZTECA Tripod Vessel with Rattle Feet from Mexico, c 1300 - 1500 A.D. It measures about 9" X 9" X 4 1/2" ( 23.0 cm X 23.0 cm X 11.5 cm ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339567 (stock #2073)
This is a Pre-Columbian MAYAN Zoomorphic BOWL from Mexico, c 300 - 900 A.D. It measures about 4 1/4" X 4 1/4" X 5" ( 10.8 cm X 10.8 cm X 12.8 cm ). The vessel depicts a monkey and some birds. The vessel has 2 small handles.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339564 (stock #2072)
This is a Pre-Columbian CHORRERA Bowl from Ecuador, c 800 B.C. It measures about 2 1/2" X 2 1/2" X 3" ( 6.4 cm X 6.4 cm X 7.6 cm).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339487 (stock #MA1767)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A choice Maya bowl from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This fine polychrome example is 8-1/2” in diameter and features three depictions of a Moan bird, each with a speaking glyph in its beak, facing a panel of glyphs. The tondo features the typical group of vultures surrounding a solar motif, although there is some loss due to erosion and mineral encrustation. Very rare motif!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1339410 (stock #MT)
Culture: Mixtec Origin: Mexico Age: Ca. 1000 A. D. - 1500 A. D. This carefully crafted Mixtec tripod bowl measures 7” in diameter by 4 3/4” in height...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1339324 (stock #Z)
Culture: Zapotec Origin: Mexico / Valley of Oaxaca / Monte Alban Age: Ca. 600 B. C. - 800 A. D. Size: 7" in height x 6" in width. DESCRIPTION: A stunning creative work of ancient art. The effigy has an assured and beautifully modeled commanding face of a warrior or noble staring confidently straight ahead. He is sitting with legs crossed. His countenance is calm, majestic and assertive. He is adorned with ear spools, a large single strand necklace (most likely jade), and a wide belt circles his...