This G-10+ Columbia River Eastgate Gem Point is undeniably one of the best ever found. It is made out of translucent honey colored agate which is heavily patinated. Its composition reminds me of Hixton quartz. It is 1 3/4" long. There isn't a ding, flea bite or mistake made anywhere including the tip. There are no stacks. The left side mirrors the right. You cannot tell the difference between side A and side B. This is true art and balanced perfection. The flaking is micro and impeccable...
A choice Quimbaya figure from the Middle Cauca region of Colombia, ca. 1200 – 1400 AD. This large Caldas complex retablo type example is 13” high and depicts a female with one hand raised and the other resting on her knee. Her face has the characteristic enigmatic expression created with slip eyes and mouth, with remnants of resist painted décor evident. Strong mineral deposits overall, minor repairs.
Cf. Labbe “Colombia Before Columbus”, page 74.
A rare Maya polychrome bowl from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 6-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with a trio of parrots in flight. The interior has glyphs and date symbol surrounding a central Lamat glyph, which symbolizes the eighth day of the ritual calendar and is associated with the Heavenly Dragon. Fluted base, vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
A choice Moche Portrait vessel from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 4-1/4” high and depicts an individual wearing a feline pelt headdress and large ear ornaments. His face is elaborately decorated with ritual tattoos in the form of a large curled mustache and he is wearing an unusual necklace. In excellent condition, with strong paint and good mineral deposits.
A rarely seen type of pre-Columbian Maya Codex Style vessel, circa 600 A.D. – 900 A.D. This example measures approximately 3” tall by about 3 3/8” wide, and sits atop a rare style of three delicate stepped or “T” shaped tripod feet...
A rare type of Pre-Columbian Colima blackware vessel incorporating physical characteristics of the Horned Lizard (a.k.a. Horned Toad) into the form. From ancient West Mexico, circa 200 B.C. – 200 A.D...
These are 13 modern casts of famous Paleo points from famous Museums and private collections with labels showing type and provenance. The types include from left to right Sandia, Eden, Lake Mohave, Meserve, Folsom, Clovis, Dalton, Eden, Jimmy Allen, Agate Basin, Browns Valley and Clovis. These are great study pieces or just to have a complete collection of Paleo points that cost a fraction of what one Paleo point would. Appropriate materials are even translucent...
Pre-columbian Maya Head Vase from Mexico, ca. 600-900 A.D. A vase with a head incorporated onto its side. The head is most likely of an animal or deity. The head has perforations on the ears which may have held ornaments.
Measurements: 5" in height
A rare Huari snuff palette from Peru, ca. 650 – 800 AD. This excellent wood example is 8” long, 3” wide and is decorated with a trio of nicely carved serpents. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
Pre-columbian Aztec Axe Money or "tajaderas" from Mexico, ca. 900-1521 A.D. Made from a copper bronze alloy into T-shaped axes which served as currency in the Aztec Empire. They were used also by surrounding tribes within the Empire to pay tribute to the ruling Aztecs.The use of these copper objects is documented in several codices such as the Codex Mendoza.
Rare Olmecoid Stone Mask from Guerrero, Mexico, ca. 300 B.C. As can be seen from the picture the mask has been heavily eroded and our best guess from the information provided from the seller is that this mask is from the Guerrero region which would make it olmecoid from the features that are still visible. It seems to be made from an alabaster stone which would make it a rare piece. Still quite lovely and would make a nice study piece.
Measurement: 4-15/16" in height.
Pre-columbian Rio Magdalena Burial Urn from Colombia, ca. 800-1000 A.D. On the top of the lid of this beautiful urn sits a full figure with his hands resting on it's knees. What makes this particular urn remarkable is it still has its original gold nose ring. The bottom of the urn has two bird's or avians on each side. One of the bird's is missing a head. A nice and large example...
very stylized eskimo bone doll
fossilized bone ade uncertain, over 1000 years old
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This incredible Columbia Plateau is 2 1/8" long. It is made from translucent agatized petrified wood. It was found by Ernie Cowles in the 1930's. Of his vast collection of over 10,000 points he stated this was his favorite. Yellow and red agate is extremely rare especially in arrowheads and highly sought after by collectors. Combine this with the size and unusual rare elongation and you have one of the best Columbia River Gem Points on the market...
Taino Stone Ceremonial Hacha from the Dominican Republic, ca. 1000-1500 A.D. A striking and imposing hacha carved with a zemi or zoomorphic figure on the top with its legs straddled over the hacha.
Measurements: 12-9/16" in length x 6-1/4" in width.
Anasazi Small Cup, Ca. 950 - 1150 A.D.
Anasazi cup with a light "glaze" to it. Very beautifully formed, with a nice lip all around. Has a very unusual design feature on the bottom. Around the bottom is a circle that has a "spirit break" in it. This is usually found on bowls. One small piece glued in the rim, else intact. 4-3/4" by 2-1/2".
A beautiful Anasazi seed jar, Ca. 950 -1175 A.D.
Anasazi Tularosa seed jar with intricate design and two sets of drilled holes at the rim. The holes could have been used for hanging, or to tie on a cover. 6-1/2" by 6".
A large and Rare Chinesca (Type D) fragment of a large figure from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C.-250 A.D. This beautiful and well executed figure depicts a female figure with arms to her stomach and wearing a head band, earrings, necklace, nose ring and a decorative belt that is partially shown on the front and better seen on the back. The facial features of this superb piece are extremely detailed and one of the finest examples we have had the chance of owning...