Veracruz Mayan Stone Hacha with Serpent Warrior: Ex Sothebys
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1324577 (stock #AN 615)
An extremely rare and beautiful Jeddito pouring bowl with blankets painted in the bottom, Ca. 1300 - 1450 A.D.

This rare piece has a pouring spout made on one side and two blankets painted on the inside. Two small shards replaced on one side of sidewall, else all original. Stunning example. 9" across (not counting spout) by 4" deep.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1324564 (stock #MCC)
CULTURE: Maya ORIGIN: Mexico / El Salvador AGE: Ca. 600 - 800 A. D. SIZE: 3" in height by 3" in diameter PROVENANCE: A Scottsdale Antique Gallery DESCRIPTION: A Maya deeply carved tripod cylinder with short rounded tripod legs. It was most likely used to burn incense for ceremonial use. The vessel is in intact as found condition with no cracks or chips. The cinnamon brown exterior is adorned with deeply carved stylized glyphs. It is a handsome piece and an excellent example of the type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1324541 (stock #NA-203)
Small Hopi bowl. Unsigned. 1 1/4" x 4 1/2" diameter. 5 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1324540 (stock #NA-250)
Salado Tonto Red corrugated olla. East central Arizona, 1150 - 1400 AD. Reconstructed from fragments, with some losses. It might benefit from restoration, but displays well as is. Impressive size. 13 1/4" x 13" diameter. 8 1/4" across mouth. 8 lb. 1 oz.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1324526 (stock #108486)
Pre-Columbian, Western Venezuelan Andes, Tierra de los Indios culture, ca. 1000 to 1500 CE. A framed arrangment of three carved figural pendant charms, carved from green steatite stone. The central figure, who most likely represents a chief or lord, is flanked by a pair of frogs. Frogs were particularly meaningful to many Pre-Columbian cultures as they symbolized rainfall and the sustenance that it brings. This lovely ensemble is mounted upon a woven fiber and set within a lovely wooden frame...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1324520 (stock #108256)
Pre-Columbian, Michoacan, Tarascan, ca. 1100 to 1500 CE. Amazing pottery pipe with tall conical bowl, twin supporting feet and very long tapered stem. Entire pipe covered in tan slip with many wonderful firing clouds. Size: 17"L (43.2 cm).

Condition: Bowl repaired from 4 pieces. Stem appears to be intact save last 1/4" (0.6 cm) before opening.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired locally between 1989 and 1999.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1324519 (stock #108240)
Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Colima, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. This is a pair of two Colima artifacts from the West Mexican shaft tomb tradition. One is a stamp used for rolling out body paint for ceremonies; the other is a zoomorphic axe head. Size of largest: 3-1/4" L x 2" W x 1" H (8.3 cm x 5 cm x 2.5 cm).

Condition: Both pieces are intact with no sign of repair...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1324518 (stock #108218)
Pre-Columbian, Western Mexico, Colima region, ca 300 BCE/CE. Two interesting shell pectorals - of the type commonly shown on pottery figures from this region. Each in crescent-shaped shell in shaeds of white and orange and each perforated laterally. Nice examples! Size: 5-1/2" W at widest point for largest example.

Condition: Intact and generally excellent with expected age...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1324517 (stock #108211)
Pre-Columbian, Gulf Coast Mexico, Vera Cruz/Veracruz, ca. 550 to 950 CE. The first of three wonderful Pre-Columbian musical whistles; a handbuilt and mold-pressed terracotta whistle in the form of an owl or parrot. Size: 3-3/4"L.

Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Colima, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1324516 (stock #108208)
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Colima and Mixtec, ca. 300 BCE to 1000 CE. Very fine lot of Pre-Columbian objects. First, adorable miniature pottery whistling bead in the form of a bird. By far the smallest whistle we have ever seen at 1-1/4" L. Along with two black stone beads, each in lozenge form with biconical holes, plus a large blackware pottery ear spool, slightly flared on one end. Finally, a rare Mixtec bone carving of a serpent. Wonderfully detailed with lovely glossy patina...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1324515 (stock #108188)
Pre-Columbian, northern Peru, Moche, ca. 300 to 600 CE. Quite spectacular pair of gilded copper tupus - a type of pin used to hold cloaks closed...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1324513 (stock #108183)
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Michoacan (Purepecha), ca. 1300 to 1520 CE. This is a small, but charming tripod pot with a deep bowl and banded red decoration around the interior and exterior. Size: 5-1/4" in diameter x 3" H (13 cm x 7-1/2 cm).

Condition: Intact with clear artwork.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired at auction or local gallery between 1982 and 1994.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1324512 (stock #108162)
Pre-Columbian, Guerrero, Mexico, ca. 500 to 300 BCE. Rare brown-stone percussion instrument called a raspador. It is played by rubbing a piece of wood across the surface and makes a nice frog-like croaking sound. 9-3/8" (24 cm) L.

Cf. Mezcala Ancient Stone Sculpture From Guerrero Mexico, by Carlo Gay and Francis Pratt, page 183, plate 211.

Condition: Excellent!

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired at auction or local gallery between 1982 and 1994.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1324511 (stock #108145)
Pre-Columbian, Western Mexico, Jalisco, ca. 300 BCE to 300 CE. Very attractive pottery bowl in almost squarish form, decorated with extensive dots, rectangular and circular patterns. Quite rare and lovely! Size: 5-5/8"W at widest.

Condition: Intact and excellent with surface deposits.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired between 1989 and 1999 at local auction houses and art galleries.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1324510 (stock #108142)
Pre-Columbian, Costa Rica, ca. 500 to 1500 CE. This is a small grey-green mace head. The color is very beautiful and this probably would have been used only in rituals. Size: 2" in diameter x 2" H (5 cm x 5 cm).

Condition: Intact with very little chipping or wear.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired at auction or local gallery between 1982 and 1994.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1700 item #1324509 (stock #108141)
Pre-Columbian, Inca, ca. 1430 to 1570 CE. This is a granitic stone mace head of circular form. Size: 4" in diameter and 2" H (10 cm x 4 cm).

Condition: Intact with almost no chipping or wear.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired at auction or local gallery between 1982 and 1994.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1324508 (stock #108140)
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Guerrero, Mezcala, ca. 300 BCE. Long strand of green stone beads, each painstakingly hand carved and hand drilled. Includes a number of different sizes, shapes and styles. 23 beads in total. Size: largest bead measures 2-1/2" L; 28" L in total.

Condition: Most beads intact and excellent, some with losses.

Provenance: Ex-private Houston, TX collection acquired between 1989 and 1999 at local auction houses and art galleries.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1324507 (stock #108137)
Pre-Columbian, Huastec, Northern Veracruz/Vera Cruz, Mexico, ca. 1000 to 1300 CE. A very unusual stone palma - attached to the hips as part of the ballgame uniform. Carved from voclanic stone in the form of an abstract creature that appears to be part armadillo and part unknown creature, with an interlocking pattern just beyond the armadillo shell. Would look marvelous with custom stand! Size: 8"L x 3-1/4"W. **Back at auction due to non-paying bidder**

Condition: Intact with minor ...