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...
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...
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.
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...
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 ).
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...
A wonderful Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 1 - 250 AD. This fine San Juanito type male is 5-1/2" high and is depicted seated, with hands resting on the spindly legs. The buff clay is decorated with red and black pigment and shows off extensive dendrite deposits. Hand modeled in delicate detail. Perfect.
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.
Anasazi / St Johns Poly-chrome ca. 1300 ad., 2 little missing shards restored, inside & outside designs are strong and original no enhancement to designs. It is approx: 9"wide X 4-1/4"deep.
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This is a Pre-Columbian NUEVA CADIZ Old Trade Beads Necklace the Early Spaniards traded with the Indians. It measures about 15 3/4" long ( 40.2 cm ). It is made of 19 turquoise beads (6 are twisted beads). The longest bead is a little less than 1 3/4" ( 4.5 cm ).
This is a beautiful TOMAHAWK Wood Fighting WEAPON. It measures about 14 1/2" X 19" X 1 3/4" ( 37.0 cm X 48.5 cm X 4.5 cm ).
This is a beautiful Native American Indian NAVAJO Multi-Color Rug from the Turn of the Century. Beautiful colors and design. It measures about 4' X 6' ( 48" X 72" or 122.4 cm X 183.6 cm ). It weighs about 7 Lbs ( 3.2 kgs ).
This superb Olmec seated figurine dates to the Intermediate Olmec Period, circa 900-600 B.C., and is approximately 3.6 inches high, by 1.9 inches wide, by 1.75 inches deep. This piece is intact, with no repair/restoration, and was carved from a light to dark green serpentine stone. This piece also has some spotty light black to dark green dotted inclusions seen within the stone, and a light brown patina seen in the deep recesses of the figurine...
This is a Peruvian COLONIAL Stone Sculpture of Five (5) BULLS, c. 1550 - 1800. It measures about 4" X 2 1/4" X 1 1/4" ( 10.2 cm X 5.7 cm X 3.2 cm ).
This is a Peruvian COLONIAL Stone Sculpture of a BULL from 1550 - 1800. It measures about 2 1/2" X 1" X 2 1/4" ( 6.4 cm X 2.5 cm X 5.7 cm ). One of the bull's legs has been glued.
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.
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 ).
These two rare Mayan pieces are two carved longbones that date to the Late Classic Period, circa 600-900 A.D. These pieces are approximately 4.3 and 4.6 inches high, and are approximately 1 inch in diameter at the widest point of each piece. These two pieces are intricately carved, and each feature the profile of a Mayan lord, who is seen wearing large jade earflares and an elaborate headdress...