The fishhook with original cordage is from the Northwest. The other Eskimo items are as follows:
5 1/4" Eskimo Bone Axe/Scraper found in Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska,drilled base for hafting.
3 3/8" Bone Spoon Gorget found at Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska. Comes with a Stermer COA. 6 5/8" Eskimo Bone Spoon found on Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska.
4 1/2" Bone Harpoon (Metal tip) found on Saint Lawrence Island, Alaska. Comes with a Stermer COA.
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A fine Chancay coca bag from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It measures 3” x 2-1/2” and is woven with beautiful traditional patterns. The bag contains an offering of a piece of alpaca hide covered in red pigment. In excellent condition.
A rare Inca bone cup from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This rare example is 2-1/2” high and is made from hollowed out bone. It is decorated with a variety of deeply incised designs and shows extensive mineral deposits.
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...
An excellent Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 350 AD. This unusual Ameca variant is 9” high and depicts a seated hunchback, posed with hands resting on the knees. She is elaborately adorned with an intricately braided headdress or coif, a segmented necklace with matching bracelets and the multiple ear ornaments characteristic of the type. The adornments are highlighted with red, white and black pigment, which is also used to indicate clothing and facial décor...
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The ovoid Pre-Columbian gold nose ornaments in this group (93.303CHD, 93.303DHD, 93.305BHD, MAX 72, 74, 76 and 79) are all from the Salinar culture of Peru dating c.400-200BC. Made from hammered sheet gold, each tests approximately 18K using calibrated needle and acids from a jeweler’s gold testing kit. The ornaments were then formed by stone-cutting them out of the relatively thin alloyed precious metal. The ornaments in this interesting group are similar, but none are identical...
This mixed group of individually priced Pre-Columbian gold pieces (94.113AAHD, 94.113VHD, 94.113WHD, 102.58AHD, 102.58BHD, TF97.151, WJF317C, and WJF389) originated in Colombia, Panama, and Peru. All were brought into the U.S. in the mid-20th century...
An unusual and rare Pre-Columbian necklace of ancient ivory-colored petrified scorpion eggs and ceramic disc beads that were discovered together (it was restrung in Columbia)...
A group of five large Pre-Columbian head fragments from Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 500 AD. They range from 1-1/2" to 2" in height and include an Olmecoid, a Vera Cruz, a Huastec and Pre-Classic examples. All are nicely mounted and make for a nice exhibit.
A group of five mounted Teotihuacan heads from Mexico, ca. 400 – 750 AD. These excellent Xolalpan-Metepec types are 1-1/8" high and have good mineral deposits. The set makes a great display.
Cf. Berrin "Teotihuacan", page 74.
-Hopi Polychrome kachina doll by Wilson Tewaquaptewa
-One of the earliest works
of Wilson Tewaquaptewa
-Height: 12 and 1/4 inches
-Wilson Tewaquaptewa (1871-1960)was the last chief of Old Oraibi. He produced Kachina dolls which are a combination of many dolls and figments of his own imagination. He believed that you didn't carve actual Kachinas for the tourist market. His dolls are usually monochromatic in color (brown, ochre and white and black)...
DESCRIPTION: A classic and quite old pair of hand carved South American wood stirrups. The Guacho of Argentina, the Morochucos of Peru and the Hauso of Chile all preferred large wooden "shoes" for use as stirrups rather than the more prevalent iron stirrup. These stirrups cover the whole front of the foot, which can be an advantage when riding through tall brush. This pair has good age and obvious usage; we estimate them to date from the early 1800's...
Monumental in size, pair of Italian Painted / Gilt Wooden Candelabras, Torchieres, ca. 1800 - 1850. Stunning matching pair with eleven (11) candle holders on each candelabra and adorned with wooden bells. Some wear due to age and use, but otherwise in very good condition. 33 1/4" high x 21 1/2" diameter. Ex: D. Klingel collection, Florida. A torch is a hand tool which provides light or heat...