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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1290673 (stock #MA1815)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A rare Maya polychrome bowl from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 6-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with a trio of parrots in flight. The interior has glyphs and date symbol surrounding a central Lamat glyph, which symbolizes the eighth day of the ritual calendar and is associated with the Heavenly Dragon. Fluted base, vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1290526
A rarely seen type of pre-Columbian Maya Codex Style vessel, circa 600 A.D. – 900 A.D. This example measures approximately 3” tall by about 3 3/8” wide, and sits atop a rare style of three delicate stepped or “T” shaped tripod feet...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1290524
Riverbend Gallery
Sale Pending
A rare type of Pre-Columbian Colima blackware vessel incorporating physical characteristics of the Horned Lizard (a.k.a. Horned Toad) into the form. From ancient West Mexico, circa 200 B.C. – 200 A.D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1290232
Minerva Gallery
$525.00
Pre-columbian Maya Head Vase from Mexico, ca. 600-900 A.D. A vase with a head incorporated onto its side. The head is most likely of an animal or deity. The head has perforations on the ears which may have held ornaments.

Measurements: 5" in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1289909
Minerva Gallery
$2,500.00
Pre-columbian Rio Magdalena Burial Urn from Colombia, ca. 800-1000 A.D. On the top of the lid of this beautiful urn sits a full figure with his hands resting on it's knees. What makes this particular urn remarkable is it still has its original gold nose ring. The bottom of the urn has two bird's or avians on each side. One of the bird's is missing a head. A nice and large example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1289579
Minerva Gallery
$5,500.00
A large and Rare Chinesca (Type D) fragment of a large figure from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C.-250 A.D. This beautiful and well executed figure depicts a female figure with arms to her stomach and wearing a head band, earrings, necklace, nose ring and a decorative belt that is partially shown on the front and better seen on the back. The facial features of this superb piece are extremely detailed and one of the finest examples we have had the chance of owning...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1289467
Minerva Gallery
$300.00
Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Manabí Province, Jama Coaque, 300 BCE to 600 CE. The Jama Coaque culture of the Pacific coast of Ecuador is known for its pottery, especially highly adorned, human figures of elite status such as the figure sitting with hands to his knees who is likely engaged in a ceremonial ritual. Perhaps a shaman or priest, he is ornamented with facial scarification, large ear ornaments, a necklace incised with markings to indicate beads, and brilliant red cinnabar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1289466
Minerva Gallery
$650.00
Pre-columbian Lambayeque Pottery Blackware Vessel from the North coast of Peru, Ca 800 to 1500 CE. Attractive pottery stirrup vessel in the form of a resting coati mundi. Nice burnished surface and rare braided handle.

Measurements: 9" in length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1289465
Minerva Gallery
$1,295.00
Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Moche 2, ca. 100-200 CE. It is immediately apparent from the expressive visage of this ferocious jaguar head that the jaguar symbolized power and might throughout the Pre-Columbian world. Warriors, rulers, hunters, and shamans alike associated themselves with this king of beasts, the largest and most powerful feline in the New World. The principal Moche god wears a headdress adorned with a jaguar head and paws and important mortals donned similar headdresses...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1286831 (stock #C130863)
michael cichon tribal arts
$1,450.00
Further provenance available
Though the exact function of this large and majestic tripod bowl is not known, such vessels have been associated with the trophy-head cult and high-status burials. From the Central Highlands/Atlantic Watershed region of Costa Rica. Period VI (CE 1000-1550). Intact, very fine original condition, with stabilized stress cracks; two of three supports have the original, ceramic rattle balls. 11.25"W x 6 5/8"H. Provenance: Old private collection, NYC, since the 1970's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1286571
This scarce to rare piece is a Mayan terracotta model of a throne, which dates circa 600-900 A.D. This piece is approximately 3.4 inches high, by 6.4 inches long, by 3.2 inches wide. This piece is made from four molded pieces, and the details and images seen on this piece were mold pressed into the terracotta. The front side of this piece shows a facing god figure, who also appears to be supporting the weight of the upper panel...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1286220
Minerva Gallery
$160.00
Large Pre-columbian Maya bowl from El Salvador, ca. 600 - 900 A.D. Decorated with a geometric painted pattern. Very cheap for a 2000 year old authentic artifact with provenance. COA will be included with this piece. Nice deposits on the surface attesting to its age.

Measurements: 4-1/8" in height x 9-7/8" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1286218
Minerva Gallery
$260.00
Nayarit Seated Figure from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C.-250 A.D. Depicted in a seated position with arms crossed over his knees. He is wearing a nose-ring, earrings and head gear. As can be seen from the pictures the piece is deteriorated and one of the legs was broken off with a small portion missing from the underside of the broken leg, because of its condition it has been priced appropriately. COA and provenance will be included with the piece.

Measurements: 8-1/2" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1286217
Minerva Gallery
$250.00
Pre-columbian Maya olla from El Salvador, ca. 600 - 900 A.D. Nicely decorated with linear decorations in red. COA will be included with this piece including provenance. Nice deposits on the surface attesting to its age.

Measurements: 6-11/16" in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1286216
Minerva Gallery
$225.00
Pre-columbian Maya bowl from El Salvador, ca. 600 - 900 A.D. The decoration of this bowl consists of several stylized zoomorphic creatures. COA will be included with this piece and provenance. Nice deposits on the surface attesting to its age.

Measurements: 3-15/16" in height x 6-1/2" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282336 (stock #101766)
Pre-Columbian, Peru, North Coast, ca. 700 CE - 1200 CE. Striking Sican/Lambayeque double bottle pottery vessel, front lobe in the form of a sea lion with an expressive visage dramatically peering upward comprised of almond shaped eyes, open toothy mouth, finely incised long facial whiskers, perforated nostrils and ears with a whistle incorporated in the head. Adding to the representation are nicely applied and modeled front and hind flippers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282334 (stock #100293)
Pre-Columbian, Peru, Moche IV, ca. 100 CE - 500 CE. Terracotta stirrup vessel depicting a sitting drummer wearing a bird head mask with tear rolling down his cheeks, his tunic is cream-colored with intricate red/brown designs and he’s wearing a red/brown skirt and leg coverings...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282333 (stock #101668)
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Moche, ca 400 - 500 CE. Truly monumental in its importance! Terracotta vessel of a male figure, face depicts a lord with portrait-like face seated in a somber trance, holding ceremonial kero and implement perhaps for preparation of hallucinogenic substance used during ritualistic ceremonies. He wears an impressive checkerboard tunic with geometric border and cream colored hat as well as a small sack suspended from his back. Both of his ears are pierced with four hol...