veracruz carved ball depicting ball game players
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305452 (stock #CJ)
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Ecuador/ Manabi Province-North Coast Of Ecuador AGE: Ca. 500 B. C. - 500 A. D. DESCRIPTION: An anthropomorphic figure attached by a small bridge to a wide based jar that flares upward to a small opening. The figure stands 5" in height by 6 1/2" in length. The ornate figure is wearing a large semi- rounded headdress, long dangling ear adornments, a necklace with a large center pendant, a nose ring, and a decorated tunic extending to the knees...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305372 (stock #AS)
The Genius Of Man
$1,500.00
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Ecuador / Coastal Manabi Provence AGE: Ca. 500 B. C. - 500 A. D. DESCRIPTION: This particularly large figure ( 12 3/8" high, by 6" wide, by 7" deep) is arguably one of the finest pieces available for private purchase in the last few years. The figure is wearing an ornate headpiece topped by a tall stylized crown...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305366 (stock #SSL)
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Ecuador, Coastal Manabi Provence AGE: Ca. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D. DESCRIPTION: A seated female figure measuring 7" in height by 4 1/4" in width by 3 1/4" in depth. The maiden is wearing a large rounded headpiece with side flaps, ear spools, a multi-strand necklace with a large pendant dangling between her bare breasts, and a waist to calf length tunic. Her eyes are semi-closed and she has a great smiling grin with upturned mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305178 (stock #MLN)
CULTURE: Tarascan/Michoacan AREA: Western Mexico AGE: Ca. 300 B.C. - 300 A. D. DESCRIPTION: A delicate terracotta necklace comprised of 16 petite "pretty ladies" with groups of the original elongated beads used as spacers. The largest of the figures is a mere 1 14" in height! The necklace measures 13" in length and has been professionally restrung with a secure clasp to make it safe and secure as a wearable piece of history and not just a dust gatherer on a shelf...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305159 (stock #JSP)
The Genius Of Man
$1,475.00
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORINGIN: Ecuador/Manabi Provence/Coastal area AGE: Ca. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D. DESCRIPTION: A standing shaman figure mounted on a slab often called a "snuff palette" but actually used for inhaling ceremonial drug powders to help achieve an altered state. The piece measures 6 3/4" in height by 6" in length. He is clutching a large ceremonial staff or planting stick in his right hand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1305076 (stock #JRL)
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Ecuador, Manabi Province, Coastal Area AGE: Ca. 500 B. C. - 500 A. D. DESCRIPTION: An engaging prostate Jama-Coaque maiden. She measures 7 1/4" in length and is wearing a massive multi-strand necklace with a dangling center pendant, a nose ring, multiple ear cuffs, and a rounded semi-circular head piece with downpointing triangular tips. She has deeply incised kind almond shaped eyes. Original after firing pigments of white, and olive green are evident...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304827 (stock #JWP)
The Genius Of Man
$1,575.00
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque Origin: Ecuador/Manabi Provence/ Coastal Age: Ca. 200 - 600 A.D. DESCRIPTION: A standing figure measuring 7 1/4" in height by 4" in width by 4 1/8" in depth. A fantastic warrior priest wielding a spear in one hand and a ceremonial staff topped by a human skull in the other...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1304826 (stock #CPB)
CULTURE: Chimu ORIGIN: Peru / Northern Coast AGE: Ca. 1100 - 1470 A.D. DESCRIPTION: A paccha is a ritual watering vessel and one of the rarest items in even the finest artifact collections. They exist in various shapes and can be found in almost all Pre-Columbian cultures. They are always hollow with an opening at each end. They were ceremonially used to insure abundant crop growth. The vessel would be filled with liquid (often corn beer) and then one end would be inserted into the soil to al...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304789 (stock #JMAC)
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Ecuador, Manabi Provence, Coastal Area AGE: Ca. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D. DESCRIPTION: A large (7"high by 4 1/2" wide by 3 1/4" deep) figure sitting with her legs apart and extended while she is looking down and smiling at the infant gently cradled in her lap. The love of a mother for her child is timeless! She is garbed with an elaborate head piece crowned in the front with a large feather comb which sits atop a massive circular head piece in the rear ending in long si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1304762 (stock #1)
Marc Delorme
€450.00
a colima terracotta woman figure mexico 300-400 AD H10"(25.5cm) L 4"(10cm)D:1.25"(3cm) ask for shipping quote
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1304760 (stock #1)
Marc Delorme
€850.00
veracruz standing priest figure terracotta,head broken and glued as right hand 500-900 AD H:13"(34cm) L:9.5"(24cm) ask for shipping quote
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1304759 (stock #1)
Marc Delorme
€2,200.00
additionnal pictures from the bowl refer to item #1304756 for full description
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1304757 (stock #1)
Marc Delorme
€2,200.00
additionnal pictures from the bowl refer to item #1304756
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1304756 (stock #1)
Marc Delorme
€2,200.00
an important veracruz carved ball with 11 figures of ball game players, 2 lords facing with behind them players.one 's got a decapitated head at his feet.some restaurations,(see pics) provenance:Artcurial auction 2004/04 lot 182 Mr Jacques Blazy expertize Mexico:500-900 AD diam:7.5"(19cm)H 3.75"(9.5cm) ask for shipping quote
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304754 (stock #SJM)
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Coastal Ecuador / Manabi Provence AGE: CA. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D. DESCRIPTION: An edearing seated maiden measuring 4 1/2" in height. She sits balanced on a "tail-like" appendage. Her garb includes a large winged headpiece further ornamented by an elongated white stripe, a set of double ear spools, a multi-strand necklace,a small nose labrette, and a knee length tunic. He mouth is upturned giving her a gentle smile. A small piece with a big presence! Traces of the red...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304665 (stock #JSN)
The Genius Of Man
$1,500.00
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Manabi Provence, Coastal Ecuador AGE: CA. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D. DESCRIPTION: A seated dignitary or shaman measuring 9 1/2" in height. The figure is sitting on a rounded stool which denotes his high cultural position. He is ornately garbed with a pointed multi-level head piece, double ear spools, a nose labrette, a long wide necklace with a massive dangling pendant or mirror, bracelets on both arms and lower legs, and a wide knee length tunic. Remnants of the origin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304662 (stock #TJF)
The Genius Of Man
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CULTURE: Jama-Coaque ORIGIN: Ecuador-Coastal Manabi Provence Age: Ca. 500 B. C. - 500 A.D. DESCRIPTION: Two structurally identical figures cast from the same mold. Over time they have ended up in two totally different collections in The U.S. and were brought together by a very astute collector. Figure # 1 (with the strongest paint remnants) stands 7 1/2" in height and is outrageously adorned with massive ear ornaments, a nose ring, a chin labrette, a multi-strand necklace, bracelets on both...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1304564 (stock #JDB)
CULTURE: Jama-Coaque REGION: Coastal Ecuador AGE: Ca. 500 B. C. - 500 A.D. DESCRIPTION: Two hollow avian effigies attached to a semi-circular palette measuring 6 1/8" in length by 4 1/2" in height. Each is wearing an ornate multi-strand necklace. Remnants of the original after firing red and green pigments are evident. This vessel was most likely used for ceremonial purposes to hold liquids or powders to be ingested to create a trance-like state of altered consciousness. Animals represented d...