This is a Pre-Columbian NARINO / NARIņO Polychrome VASE with Stand from Colombia, 400 - 1600 A.D. It measures about 4 3/4" X 4 3/4" X 10 3/4" ( 12.1 cm X 12.1 cm X 27.4 cm ). The Nariņo Culture was located close to Ecuador. The Nariņos were descendants of the Incas. They were known for burying their caciques deep underground at depths of 98 - 131 feet ( 30 - 40 meters ). Agriculture and commerce were important activities involved in their economy. There was a very str ...click for details
This is a Pre-Columbian NAZCA / NASCA Polychrome Tall BOWL from Peru, 200 - 400 A.D. It measures about 3 7/8" X 3 7/8" X 7 1/2" ( 9.9 cm X 9.9 cm X 19.1 cm ). The Nazca Culture was located near the valleys of Rio Grande de Nazca and Ica. Nazca was one of the most impressive Cultures in the Americas. The Nazca was preceded and influenced by the Paracas. Their pottery was very vivid, colorful, detailed. Their textiles were rich in color and design. Their puquios (underg ...click for details
This is a Pre-Columbian INCA / INKA Polychrome Wood KERO from Peru, 1000 - 1400 A.D. It measures about 6" X 6" X 7" ( 15.3 cm X 15.3 cm X 17.9 cm ). The Inca Civilization dominated The Andes from around 1438 to 1533. The Inca Empire was known as The Tawantinsuyu or The Land of the Four Regions. Inca cities were remarkably built with precise stonework. Agriculture was not only practiced on the valleys, but also on the mountains and hills, known as terrace farming. Machu ...click for details
This is a Pre-Columbian CHIMU Blackware Zoomorphic VESSEL from Peru, 900 A.D. It measures about 4 1/2" X 6 3/4" X 8 1/2" ( 11.5 cm X 17.2 cm X 21.7 cm ). The Chimu Culture was located in the Moche Valley (now the city of Trujillo) on the North Coast of Peru. Its capital was Chan Chan. Chimu grew out of the remnants of the Moche Culture. Early Chimu pottery shows similarity to that of Moche's great work. Most Chimu ceramics are black. Chimu was well-known for their ...click for details
This is an Ancient Catholic CRUCIFIX with Skull and Cross Bones from around the 1880's. It is possible made of brass and it has wood inlay. The Skull and Cross Bones may represent Adam's bones. It measures about 2 7/8" X 5/8" X 6 1/2" ( 7.3 cm X 1.6 cm X 14.28 cm ).
This is a Pre-Columbian WARI / HUARI Polychrome Vessel from Peru, 500 - 900 A.D. It measures about 5 1/2" X 5 1/2" X 7" ( 14.0 cm X 14.0 cm X 17.9 cm ). The vessel depicts a couple of figures, either anthropomorphic or zoomorphic. The Wari Culture was a Middle Horizon Civilization located 6.8 miles ( 11.0 km ) North-East of the modern city of Ayacucho. Ayacucho was then the center of a civilization that covered much of the Highlands and Coast of modern-day Peru. Besid ...click for details
This is a Pre-Columbian INCA / INKA Double Chamber Stirrup Spout WHISTLE Vessel from Peru, 1000 - 1400 A.D. It measures about 2 3/4" X 5 3/4" X 6" ( 7.0 cm X 14.7 cm X 15.3 cm ). As it can be seen on the pictures, there's a crack around the base of one of the spouts and a crack between the stirrup and the spout. There's a chip on one of the bases (front end). The vessel portrays a zoomorphic figure on one of the spouts. The Inca Civilization dominated The And ...click for details
This is a Pair of Shark Teeth Earrings. According to its original packaging, it reads that they belong to the Miocene Age, approx 20 million years old, from Florida. One measures about 5/8" X 3/8" ( 1.6 cm X 1.0 cm ) and the other one measures about 1/2" X 1/2" ( 1.3 cm X 1.3 cm ).