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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1274142 (stock #J102314L418)
Description Pre-Columbian, Central Coast of Peru, Chancay culture, ca. 1000-1200 CE. Exceptional Cuchimilco Stargazer Cantador/Singer - one of the finest we have ever seen! In the valleys north of Lima, the Chancay artisans created ceramics that are quite distinctive in form and decoration. Hollow-body figures painted in dark brown-black on white, these pieces were typically more slapdash in appearance than the ceramics of their predecessors and contemporaries...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272101 (stock #MNB)
Although this bowl has moderate professional restoration (reflected in the price) it is a Classic example of the Mimbres variety known as "negative" since the black paint far exceeds the white slipped background. The bowl is from Southern New Mexico and is legal for private ownership under all current Federal and State laws. The bowl is 4" in height by 10 1/2" in diameter and dates Ca. 1000 - 1250A.D. The slip is a pale gray and the design elements are charcoal black...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272044 (stock #CGBJ)
A highly burnished blackware bowl and a matching blackware jar from Casas Grandes Northern Mexico Ca. 1250 - 1450 A.D. The bowl measures 4" in height by 7 1/2" in diameter. The small jug measures 5" in height by 6" at the widest diameter. Both are excellent examples of the type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272040 (stock #CGI)
An intact double hadled redware jar from Northern Mexico dating Ca. 1250 - 1450A.D. The jar measures 5" in height by 6" at the widest diameter. It is nicely burnished and has a double row of deeply incised chevron shaped decoration circling the upper section of the piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272032 (stock #VAJ)
An exceptional Villa Ahumada jar from Northern Mexico Ca. 1250 -1450 A.D. It measures 6" in height by 6" at the widest diameter. The base slip color is a deep amber and the design elements are executed in red and black. Eight rows of stylized interlocked macaws circle the entire jar. It is a beautiful example and totally intact.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271904 (stock #MC)
An elegant and simple cylindrical Maya cup measuring 3 1/2" in height by 3 3/4" in diameter. The piece is unpainted but nicely burnished. Other than one miniscule chip to the rim the jar is intact and as found. It dates Ca. 100-850 A.D.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271902 (stock #MN2)
A beautifully cast terra-cotta head and torso of a Maya noble or deity measuring 7" in height by 4" in width mounted on a museum quality metal stand. The artifact comes from Mexico and dates Ca. 100 - 850A.D. He is wearing an ornate head piece with a small eroded area from ancient times on the right side of the headpiece. He is sporting ear spools, a large nose ornamentation on his projecting nose...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271900 (stock #MD1)
A striking Maya head and torso fragment measuring 5" in height by 3 1/2" in width from Mexico dating Ca. 100-850 A.D. The nobleman (deity?) is mounted on a museum quality metal stand and stands 7" when mounted. The figure is a pale terra-cotta in color with a rounded head piece, ear spools, nose ornamentation, and tatooing or ritual scarification on the arms. He has graceful elongated oval eyes with heavy brows. A fine addition to any collection!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271824 (stock #MMW)
A beautifully molded Maya whistle with a high clear tone from Mexico Ca. 100-860 A.D. The whistle measures 4 1/2" in height by 3 1/2" in width with raised eyebrows and eyes, large ears, a blunt incised nose, and arms folded at his sides. He stands freely on his attached tail and requires no further support.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1271816 (stock #MNW)
A large nicely molded terra-cotta noble woman from Mexico dating Ca. 100-860 A.D. She measures 6" in height by 3" in width. She is wearing a curved headpiece and large ear spools. The many dendrites attest to her great age. Simple and charming.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1270623 (stock #HU200)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A superb Huari bowl from Peru, ca. 650 – 800 AD. This rare example is 6-1/2” in diameter and features a pair of superbly detailed human heads jutting from the sides. They have eerie facial décor and are separated by serpentine and star designs encircling the chamber. Intact, with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1270618 (stock #MT37)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A large Mixtec-Aztec tripod vessel from Mexico, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. The elaborately decorated polychrome bowl is 9-1/8” in diameter and the hollow legs contain large rattles. It is painted both inside and outside with the complex designs characteristic of the type. Strong mineral deposits and root marks overall, legs reattached.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1270425
Mayan bowl with glyphs. Late classical Period, circa 550-950 AD. Size: 14 cm H and 18 diameter. Provenance: Acquired at Sotheby's 1993. Provided of TL test and cultural export license. This is a ceramic vessel with a painted decoration on the outside. A bright orange tone has been used for the base colour as well as for the glyphs around the neck of the vessel and the large central glyph...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1269491 (stock #NZ577)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A fine Nazca polychrome jar from Peru, ca. 200 – 400 AD. This corseted vessel is 5-1/4” high and is decorated with a series of five trophy heads, each depicted dangling from a bloody rope. A nice example with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1268286 (stock #2040)
Galleria Vergès
$1,400.00
This is a Pre-Columbian MOCHE Pair of Anthropomorphic Polychrome Twin VESSELS from Peru, 100 - 800 A.D. Each vessel measures about 6 1/2" X 4 3/4" X 9 1/2" ( 16.6 cm X 12.1 cm X 24.2 cm ). Moche pottery is one of the most diversed in the world. The use of mold technology is a fact. Ceramics varied in form, size, and theme (hunting, fishing, sacrifice, sex, war, weaving, metalwork, etc. ). The ceramics were very detailed and realistic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1268277 (stock #2038)
Galleria Vergès
$1,100.00
This is a Pre-Columbian NAZCA / NASCA Pair of Twin Polychrome BOWLS from Peru, 200 - 400 A.D. The bottoms of the bowls depict faces. One of the bowls measures about 6 1/2" X 6 1/2" X 2 3/4" ( 16.6 cm X 16.6 cm X 7.0 cm ) and the other one measures about 6 1/2" X 6 3/4" X 3" ( 16.6 cm X 17.2 cm X 7.7 cm ). The Nazca Culture was located South of Lima. The Nazcas built huge irrigation systems, underground aqueducts, and The Nazca Lines (geoglyph)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1268037
Intriguing Pre Columbian black terra cotta vessel-uncertain of tribe-probably South American-has incised geometric design , a small portion in high relief-wear to surface-has sophisticated form-definitely shows age- 7.50 inches high-6 inch diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1268029
rare Pre Columbian tripodal vessel with monkey in high relief--one part of piece displays monkey head and arms- another side displays the monkey back parts--4.25 inches high with 5.59 inch diameter-wear to painted terra cotta surface-no repair-Mayan probably for Costa Rica area-unusual and early