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 #1286219
Minerva Gallery
$700.00
Three Chupicuaro Painted Tripod Bowls from Mexico, ca. 300 B.C.-10 A.D. Three lovely examples all painted on the underside with typical geometric patterns. Two larger ones and medium sized one. Would display very nicely together. Measurements: Largest: 10-1/4" in diameter x 4-5/16" in height, Second large one: 9-1/16" in diameter x 4-11/16" in height, Smallest: 7-3/4" in diameter x 5-3/8" in height.
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 AD 1000 item #1284535
Minerva Gallery
$1,250.00
A choice Pre-columbian Teotihuacan effigy vessel from Mexico, ca. 400 - 650 AD. This excellent Late Xolalpan example depicts Tlaloc, the God of Rain and Lighting.

Measurement: 7-1/2" in height.

Cf. Rattray "Teotihuacan", page 549 for similar example, possibly by the same hand.
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. Spout reattached. Else choice condition. 8"H x 4-1/2"W.

PROVENANCE: Ex-private Boston, MA collection, Ex-Splendors of the World, Ex-Westermann Collection, Germany, acquired prior to 1980...
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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282331 (stock #101492)
Peru, northern coastal region, Moche II, Ca 300 to 400 CE. "Who" says the Moche aren't the finest potters in all of South America? This lovely stirrup vessel depicts a solitary owl perched atop a round base, his talons clearly exposed. Owls were revered as the creature who carried the sun to insure it always rose in the morning. Intact and in excellent condition. 6" H by 3-1/5" W.

PROVENANCE: Ex-Splendors of the World Collection

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282321 (stock #101553)
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Moche IV, ca 600 CE. Unique and museum worthy stirrup vessel created in the likeness of a Mochica warrior in full armor, kneeling on one leg , holding a shield and maize club. The warrior dons impressive regalia, an elaborate headdress adorned with an image of a jaguar head in relief with an additional face on the reverse side as well. The jaguar symbolized power and might throughout the Pre-Columbian world...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1282320 (stock #101401)
Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, Moche III, ca. 300-400 CE. 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 AD 1000 item #1281878
Pair of large Pre-columbian cylinder or roller seals, in pottery, Ecuador, 500 BC-500 AD.

Two seals of almost similar size, sold here as a pair. They are 56-57 mm. tall and 30-33 mm. thick...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1281874
Huge Pre-columbian cylinder seal, Columbia / Ecuador, 500 BC - 500 AD.

High quality roller type (cylinder) seal with fine deeply impressed geometric designs - in this case it's a labyrinth. Very interesting motif, we haven't seen before. The seal is marked tairona on top with an old collector tag, but it's more likely from Equador, ca. 500-600 AD.

The function of Pre-Columbian seals has long been debated. They were not used to stamp clay like Near Eastern seals and accordi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1280449
Excavated near Filadelfia, Costa Rico, this impressive vase is in the striking Nicoya Polychrome style. Applied to one side of the bulbous tripod body is the head of an animal, probably a jaguar or coatimundi, resting on its forearms. A band of hieroglyphs encircles the vase's collar and other designs run around the legs and in a ribbon down the back. Excellent unbroken condition, with some wear to the buff paint of the body, but with all motifs intact. Approximately 11 inches tall and 10-1/2 in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1279101 (stock #LMM)
A large hollow molded pottery Maya maiden from Mexico dating Ca.100-860A.D. She stands a full 8 1/2" in height by 6 1/2" in width.She is wearing a bow shaped head piece with extensions on each side as well as ear spools and a necklace. She is bare breasted with her hands resting in her lap and a serene countenance on her face. An excellent large specimen of the type. One very small piece of her upper right hand head piece has been reattached. Many dendrites attest to her great age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1278710 (stock #MIJ)
A small elegant redware jar measuring 3" in height by 6" at the widest diameter dating Ca.100-850 A.D. The lower section is rounded with a small circular base and the upper section gently flares out and is indented to create eleven raised quadangular geometric elements. Numerous dendrites attest to its great age. An unusual and beautiful example