Veracruz Mayan Stone Hacha with Serpent Warrior: Ex Sothebys
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1331131
High Quality figure of a chiftain, with ornate robe decorated with skulls, large necklace and earrings. Finely moulded facial features and refined colours.

The figure held up his two arms and stands with a huge headdress. Likely Olmec or mayan period, but can be slightly later, pre 500 AD.

Size: ca. 14 cm. high.

Condition: Choice and intact, a thin hairline from stress below head, but never been broken and no repairs, the figure can still rattle nicely.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1331129
Large axe-form in the shape of a deity or god, carved and polished in greenish jade, Pre columbian guerrero mezcala culture (Olmec), 1st. mill. BC.

A well-carved large figure of the axe-god type in perfect condition. The a full body figure with his hands folded on the chest. Carved and polished in a very nice and smooth jade stone. A high quality rare figure of a good large size.

Size: c. 107 mm. high, and massive weighing c...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1331127
A highly important superb green jade axe god figurine, Pre columbian guerrero mezcala culture (Olmec), 1st. mill. BC.

A well-carved massive figure of the axe-god type in perfect condition. The figure looks a bit like Darth Vader with it's space helmet like facial features. Small loop on top of head. Carved and polished in a very nice and smooth jade stone. Among the three best Mezcala figure we've sold in our 20 years in business!

Size: c. 67 mm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1331118
A rare and superb green stone axe god figurine, Pre columbian guerrero mezcala culture (Olmec), 1st. mill. BC.

A terrific well-carved figure of the axe-god type in perfect condition. The figure with stylized hands and legs and with a triangular head. The eyes bulging and with slits. Even the hair or headdress is finely scetched on top of the head.

Size: 54 mm. high.

Ex. Old Danish Private Collection. Condition: Superb, carved in a fine green stone.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330875
7" W x 2 1/2" H. About 2% restoration. From the estate of Mike Hawley, Phoenix, AZ. Kayenta branch Anasazi (Hopi). 1325-1600 A.D. If you would like to make an offer please contact us at info@schencksouthwest.com or 505.438.8350.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330874
9 3/4" W x 3 1/2" H. From the estate of Mike Hawley, Phoenix, AZ. 2% restoration. 1275 A.D. - 1325 A.D.. f you would like to make an offer please contact us at info@schencksouthwest.com or 505.438.8350.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330872
Schenck Southwest
$3,200.00
14” W x 9” H. From the estate collection of Blackie DeGroot. Purchased and restored in 1978 (Possibly Cheryl Carpentier). Appears to be about 15% restored. 1350-1450 AD (Solado culture). If you would like to make an offer please contact us at info@schencksouthwest.com or 505.438.8350.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330871
Schenck Southwest
$3,800.00
13" W x 12" H. Purchased by present owner in 2002. Jar totally intact, less than 5% fugitive paint enhancement. As you can see, heavy fire clouding. No pressure cracks. 1100 - 1250 AD (Martin and Willis, Anasazi Painted Pottery). If you would like to make an offer please contact us at info@schencksouthwest.com or 505.438.8350.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1330851
A fine and impressive Pre-Columbian ceremonial stone metate (grinding stone) from ancient Costa Rica. This example is of the Greater Nicoya type, dating to Period IV, circa 1 A.D. – 500 A.D. Measures impressively at approximately 14 1/2” long by about 6 1/2" wide and about 7 3/4” tall.

Masterfully carved by an ancient craftsperson from a single block of fine-grained stone (likely Andesite), this example features elaborately carved decorative elements...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1330688 (stock #MO2072)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A choice Moche gold nose ornament from Peru, ca. 200 – 700 AD. It is 1-5/8” wide and is made from hammered sheet gold. Great example of the type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1330687 (stock #CR684)
Arte Xibalba
$325.00
A choice jade pendant from Costa Rica, ca. 500 – 1500 AD. This lovely avian celt example is 3” long, is carved from dark green speckled jade and is highly polished. The septum is partially ground down and polished. Drilled through the head for suspension, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330613 (stock #AN 622)
A large and stunning Anasazi olla, Ca. 975 - 1175 A.D.

This gorgeous Olla has a fineline and lightning bolt design all over, with a diamond like pattern around the opening. A large and impressive piece. Broken and glued with some professional restoration. 12" by 9".

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1330575 (stock #CCV)
DESCRIPTION: A fantastical and charming bisqueware dual purpose ceremonial vessel. The piece is 9 1/2" in length. Each end has a circular hollow jar with two small rotund legs with balls at the tips of their legs...pottery rattles still intact. One bowl has the applied head of a zoomorphic creature and the other an applied tail. The center tube has long open slits with the pottery rattles once again intact...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330527
Schenck Southwest
$1,450.00
10 1/2" W x 4 5/8" H. From the estate of Mike Hawley, Phoenix, AZ. "Kill" in rim restored by Cheryl Johnson(?), representing less than 5% of bowl. No paint enhancement or restoration on rest of bowl. Gallup black and white, 950-1100 AD (Dittert and Plog, Generations in Clay) or Benito phase Chaco circa 950-1100 AD (Martin and Willis, Anasazi Painted Pottery). I'm voting for the Benito Phase of Martin and Willis...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330525
4 3/4" H x 5" W. Blackie DeGroot Estate. This was originally collected approximately 1985 from the Porter Ranch near Reserve, NM. Restored by Blackie DeGroot. One piece in Rim representing 2-3% is restored to the right side of head. Head is all original, no overpaint, no plaster. Another small hole has been restored in the bottom at 11 o' clock above the inventory number, RT6157. Another small piece of restoration on shoulder. Total restoration is approximately 5%. No paint enhancement on any o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1330517
5 7/8" W x 2 1/4" H. Blackie DeGroot Estate, Sun Lakes, AZ. Restored by Blackie DeGroot, best guess is 20-25% restored. Hopi or Kayenta branch Anasazi, 1375-1625 AD. (Martin and Willis, Painted Anasazi Pottery). If you would like to make an offer please contact us at info@schencksouthwest.com or 505.438.8350.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1330514
Schenck Southwest
$1,395.00
7 1/2" W x 3 1/4" H. Small semi-circular break in rim (4 pieces, re-glued). Entire rest of the bowl is intact, representing more than 95%. Small "kill" in center of bowl restored out, representing less than 2% of entire bowl. There was some wear right at center of bowl as well. Paint enhancement in that area only. No paint enhancement on exterior design. Very good polished red slip typical of 4 Mile types. Cibola branch of Anasazi 1350-1400 AD (Martin and Willis, Anasazi Painted Pottery). If you...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1900 item #1330409 (stock #110646)
Latin America, Mexico, Spanish Colonial, ca. 1800 to 1900 CE. A small oil on tin retablo contained within a tin-box frame depicting San Francisco de Paula. Saint Francis is revered as the patron saint of fires, plagues and the blind. As we see here he is almost always depicted as an elderly man wearing the simple robes of his order, holding a rosary and staff, with a sacrificial lamb emerging from a fiery oven and the word "Caritas" (Charity) illuminated from above. Size: 6-1/4" x 4-3/4" x 1-1...