All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1260751
Minerva Gallery
$350.00
Pre-columbian Cocle Plate from Panama, ca. 800-1000 A.D. Inside and outside of the plate are nicely decorated with geomteric patterns typical of the Cocle culture of Panama. Nice vivid colors.

Measurements: 1-3/8" in height x 7-3/16" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1260750
Minerva Gallery
$649.00
Pre-columbian Chupicuaro Tripod Bowl from West Mexico, ca. 300-100 B.C. Decorated in bi-chrome colors of red and tan with fret designs on the bottom. Three legs with rattles inside. A nice example!

Measurements: 4-5/8" in height x 9" in Diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1260749
Minerva Gallery
$299.00
Pre-olumbian Nayarit vessel from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C.-250 A.D. Nicely decorated with red dots and two heads incorporated on to the side of the vessel.

Measurements: 3-1/2" in height x 6-9/16" in diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1260557 (stock #2029)
This is a Pre-Columbian INCA Zoomorphic Globular VESSEL from Peru, 1000 - 1300 A.D. It measures about 4 1/4" X 5 1/4" X 5 1/2" ( 10.8 cm X 13.4 cm X 14.0 cm ). The vessel depicts a monkey with jaguar skin (?). The Inca Civilization dominated The Andes from around 1438 to 1533. The Inca Empire was known as The Tawantinsuyu or The Land of the Four Regions. Inca cities were remarkably built with precise stonework...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1260551 (stock #2028)
This is a Pre-Columbian NAZCA / NASCA Polychrome BOWL from Peru, 200 - 400 A.D. It measures about 3 1/4" X 3 1/4" X 5 3/4" ( 8.3 cm X 8.3 cm X 14.7 cm ). The Nazca Culture was located South of Lima. The Nazcas built huge irrigation systems, underground aqueducts, and The Nazca Lines (geoglyph). They were influenced by the Paracas Culture. Their ceramics were beautiful and colorful, as well as their textiles. They were very advanced in Astronomy, Agriculture, and Medicine...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259861 (stock #PC-0124)
Jama Coaque culture head fragment. Ecuador, 500 BC - 500 AD. Retains traces of pigment. 3 1/8" tall x 2" x 2". 4 1/2 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259856 (stock #PC-0143)
Los Esteros culture, Ecuador. Bahia phase 1000-500 BC. Damages, with losses.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1259855 (stock #PC-0166)
Moche canteen. 9 1/4" tall x 8" across handles. 6 3/4" diameter x 5" body. 10 1/2" on stand. 1 lb. 12 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259727
Superb smaller pottery bowl, Nazca / Huari, southern coast of Peru in the river valleys of the Rio Grande de Nazca drainage and the Ica Valley, dating to 100 BC to 800 AD

The bowl is finely decorated in red, brown and white and with a head in the interior center.

Size: 87 mm. in diameter.

Provenance: Old Stockholm (Sweden) Estate collection of a deseased gentleman.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259517
Pre-columbian cylinder seal, Columbia / Ecuador, 500 BC - 500 AD. The best Pre-Columbian seal, we've handled.

High quality roller type (cylinder) seal with fine symethri and deeply impressed geometric designs.

The function of Pre-Columbian seals has long been debated. They were not used to stamp clay like Near Eastern seals and according to Anthony Ortegon they were used to decorate breads...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259252
Riverbend Gallery
Sale Pending
A miniature tripod vessel from Pre-Columbian Nayarit, West Mexico, circa 200 B.C. – 300 A.D. Measures approximately 2 ¾” tall by about 2” wide.

This interesting vessel features a reddish orange pigment over the surface, with a fine cream-colored slip, depicting circular symbolic forms around the exterior, possibly representing the sun...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259251
A rare matched pair of Pre-Columbian ollas. The style and form of these vessels suggests they were likely made by the ancient inhabitants of the Nayarit region of ancient West Mexico, circa 200 B.C. – 300 A.D. The largest olla measures approx.. 6β€œ wide by about 5” tall, and the smallest measures approx. 5” wide by about 4” tall.

Each olla features abstract dog head handles on opposing sides, as if each head is emerging and disappearing in subtle form...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259249
A large and interesting incense cover from ancient Colima, West Mexico, circa 200 B.C. – 200 A.D. Measures approximately 8” long by about 5 ¼” tall. The form is wonderful, depicting the incense cover as the body of a dog, featuring a handle in the form of a smaller dog on the back of the larger figure. Such objects are believed to have been used to cover burning incense offerings, to retain heat and maintain a slow burning, smoldering incense offering...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259240
A large Nayarit squash form olla from Pre-Columbian West Mexico, circa200 B.C. – 300 A.D. This example measures approximately 8” wide by about 7” tall, and features polychrome painted decoration in red, white and cream. The painted designs range from geometric to net pattern over the exterior surface. Note: the vessel does not include the acrylic display ring, for photographing purposes only.

Condition: Intact, with no restoration or repair...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259057
A polychrome tripod grater bowl from ancient Michoacan West Mexico, circa 1000 A.D...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1259056
A rare and fine double bowl formed Pre-Columbian Colima blackware vessel, from ancient West Mexico, circa 200 B.C. – 200 A.D. This vessel measures approximately 6 ½” wide by about 5 ¼” tall. The form is that of a graceful double bowl, which features an attractive, highly burnished original black surface.

Condition: Intact with no restoration or repair. A stable stressline extends down from the rim on one side, measuring approximately 2”. Otherwise, minor abrasions, weatherin...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1258941
This mint quality vessel is a Mayan gray-ware bowl that dates to the Late Classic period, circa 550-950 A.D. This piece is approximately 5.6 inches in diameter by 4.1 inches high. This piece is mint quality with no cracks and/or chips, and is an exceptional Mayan carved bowl with great detail. This type of bowl is known as a "Chochola" type veseel, as they are all carved and are made from a light brown to a dark gray terracotta. In addition, they usually have a duplicate symbol seen on each ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1258624
Minerva Gallery
$2,500.00
Pre-columbian Maya Jaina Rattle Figure from Island of Jaina, Campeche, Mexico, ca. 600-900 A.D. Ceramic rattle in the form of a mold made female figure. Mold made figures from the Island of Jaina are frequently found in numerous grave offerings there,moreover, female priestess figures are well known. But this so called abundance comes into perspective in the pages of "Maya Anthropomorphic Figurines from Jaina Island, Campeche, by Christopher Corson. This is the 1976 version of his 1972 doctoral ...