All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263052
Minerva Gallery
Sale Pending
Pre-columbian Olmec Standing Figure from Mexico, ca. 1200 – 900 B.C. Depicted with one arm in the air holding what appears to be a rock or ball with the other to his side. He is wearing a loin cloth and has typical Olmec features. A lovely and extremely large figure.

Measurement: 11-1/4" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1263030 (stock #MMF)
A small (3" by 2/12") molded minature figure from the Moche Culture of Peru dating c.100-800A.D. It has numerous dendrites attesting to its age as well as small areas of the original white paint around the eyes and ears. A charming little gem!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1263024 (stock #OMP)
An interesting head fragment from Mexico dating c.300BC-300AD and measuring 2" in height by 1 3/4" in width. The figure has almond shaped eyes, a broad nose, slightly open mouth with broad lips and an interesting headpiece. It was a hard piece to photograph properly to catch all of the details.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262993 (stock #CY463)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A rare Chancay polychrome vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This beautiful olla is 7-1/4” high, 5-3/4” in diameter and is topped with a feline whose body forms the spout. The chamber is painted in deep red, with simple linear décor at the top and the braided loop handles are intact. Good mineral deposits, minor rim repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262932
A NICE NARINO CAPULI STORAGE VESSEL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This choice vessel has the body decorated with a red-on-cream resist painted pattern.

Size: ca. 140 mm. high and ca. 140 mm. in diameter.

Condition: Choice! nothing to remark.

Ex. Very Old Swedish Private Collection (Estate)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262931
A very interesting and rare Narino pottery vessel, shaped as a discus, really looks like an alien spaceship! Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

We've haven't seen an exact match in style and this is an attractive piece!

Size: 193 mm. in diameter

Condition: Choice for type! Though this is a tough type of pottery to find in superb condition, this actually intact anbd unrepaired...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262706
A VERY LARGE NARINO CAPULI STORAGE VESSEL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular vessel has the body fully decorated with a black and red-on-cream resist painted pattern.

Size: ca. 30 cm. high and ca. 20 cm. in diameter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262702
NARINO MONKEY POT. Columbia, Capuli Complex, 850-1250 AD.

The vessel with globular body with monkeys serving as handles on both sides of the wide rim.

Size: 140 mm (diameter) x 110 mm. (tall)

Condition: Superb! - Excellent vessel.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262700
HIGH QUALITY LARGE NARINO CAPULI PEDESTAL BOWL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular bowl has the body decorated with a black and red-on-cream resist painted pattern.

Size: ca. 20 cm. in diameter and ca. 9-10 cm. high.

Condition: Choice! Flawless with fully painted and preserved surfaces and light wear in places. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262696
HIGH QUALITY LARGE NARINO CAPULI PEDESTAL BOWL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular bowl has the body decorated with a black and red-on-cream resist painted pattern.

Size: ca. 19 cm. in diameter and ca. 9 cm. high.

Condition: Superb! Flawless with fully painted and preserved surfaces.

Ex. Very Old Swedish Private Collection (Estate)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262694
HIGH QUALITY LARGE NARINO CAPULI PEDESTAL BOWL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular bowl is beautifully decorated with a resist and black/red design.

Size: ca. 20-21 cm. in diameter and ca. 9-10 cm. high.

Condition: Superb! Flawless with fully painted and preserved surfaces. Ex. Very Old Swedish Private Collection (Estate)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262693
HIGH QUALITY LARGE NARINO CAPULI PEDESTAL BOWL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular bowl has the body decorated with a black-on-cream resist painted pattern. The inside is beautifully decorated with a resist and red design.

Size: ca. 20-21 cm. in diameter and ca. 9-10 cm. high...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262691
HIGH QUALITY LARGE NARINO CAPULI PEDESTAL BOWL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular bowl has the body decorated with a black-on-cream resist painted pattern. The inside is beautifully decorated with a resist and red design.

Size: ca. 20 cm. in diameter and ca. 11 cm. high.

Condition: Superb! Near flawless with fully painted and preserved surfaces. Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262689
HIGH QUALITY LARGE NARINO CAPULI PEDESTAL BOWL, Capuli cultural complex (ca. 850 A.D. – 1500 A.D.)

From the shaft tombs of the Southern Highland Narino Region of Columbia.

This spectacular bowl has the body decorated with a black-on-cream resist painted pattern. The inside is beautifully decorated with a resist and red design.

Size: ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1262688
Senatus Consulto
$2,350.00
Huge Museum Quality pottery Amphora, Highland Narino, Colombia

A very large and completely intact Pre-Columbian Narino amphora from the ancient region of Colombia / Ecuador, circa 750 A.D. – 1250 A.D.

This exceptionally large specimen measures ca. 77 cm tall and the sale includes a custom display stand.

It features a complex negative wax resist pattern with geometric designs overall.

Condition: Superb! In this condition an extremely rare item. Amphoras ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1262275 (stock #MA1811)
Arte Xibalba
$650.00
An excellent Maya cylinder from the Pacific Slope region, ca. 250 – 700 AD. This large corseted vessel is 7-1/2” high, 5-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a deeply carved glyph bands below the rim. The chamber is decorated petal-like grooves, making this one of the rare floral type cylinders. The highly burnished surface shows extensive mineral deposits and root marks, as well as stucco remnants and firing cloud. Intact.

Cf. Guzmán, “Museo Nacional de Antropologia”, page...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1261651 (stock #CGM)
An excellent example of a Colima "flat figure" from Western Mexico dating c.300BC-300A.D. The figure measures 7" in height by 4" in width. He is decorated with a loin cloth,a heavy necklace, a tall headpiece, ear ornaments and either tatooing or jewelry on each arm. A prime example of the typel
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1261647 (stock #IC34)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A lovely Ica polychrome olla from Peru, ca. 900 – 1500 AD. This ovoid form vessel is 5-1/2” high and is decorated with the intricate designs characteristic of this type. In perfect condition, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits. Comes with ring base.