Mayan axe-celt, middle/late Preclassic, 900-100 B.C.
of flaring form, in deep greenish black stone, tapering into sharpened edge. 3 3inches long and 1 1/2 in. wide.
Ancient pre-Columbian (300 BC-500 AD) Guanacaste-Nicoya ceramic effigy vessel on flaring foot carved in relief on each side with stylized human faces and geometrical decorations.
CONDITION: good, no cracks or repairs, beautiful old showing the age and usage patina.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 12 cm (4 ¾ inches). Width: 10.7 cm (4 ¼ inches).
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Ancient pre columbian vessel from the Chimu culture (850 -1450 AD). A blackware ceramic stirrup-spout vessel with a globular body of spiked form.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 20 ½ cm (8 inches). Width: 14 ½ cm (5 1/8
CONDITION: In good condition except for a small hole on the side and a minor chip at the base, no cracks or repairs. Nice showing age patina.
REFERENCES: "The centre of the Chimú culture (850-1450 A.D.) was the city of Chan Chan in the Moche river valley...
An authentic Pre-Columbian Mayan green stone necklace, Late Classic period, A.D.500-950, composed of 41 assorted stone beads of tubular ,round ,flat and barrel-shaped forms with a finely carved circular pendent at the centre. Length: in a straight single line; 23 inches (58 ½ cm) in the twofold 11 ½ inches (29cm). This is a museum quality ancient object in perfect condition. In reference these types of stones are described as the Central American Jade...
Ancient pre Columbian terra cotta vessel of the Tairona Culture, c. 1000-1500, in the form of a human upper body with applied arms, ears, nose, lip, lip ornaments and two necklaces.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 19 cm (7 ½ inches). Width: 18 cm (7 inches).
CONDITION: Fair, the vessel was repaired (att. photographs) although the piece exhibits honest wear and usage.
REFERENCES: "Shamans, Gods and Mythical Beasts" by Armand J...
This beautiful and rare Inca necklace is from the early 1600s. The type of the glace beads used in the necklace were only found in Peru, nowhere else in the world, the beads were brought around 1600 by the Spanish. The gold bolls are probably older and made by the Inca and made of gold but I am not too sure, it could be tumbaga. The necklace is 17 1/4 inches long. I had found in the book " The History of Beads from 30,000 B.C. to the present" by Lois Sherr Dubin very similar glass beads on pg...
SOLD A pair of Authentic 19th century Museum Quality Antique Native American Plains Indian (most likely Cheyenne) beaded moccasins. Details: Constructed of tanned hand sown hide, decorated with white, blue, yellow, red and metallic silverish colour beads. Condition: The moccasins are worn out from ware but the hide is fully intact, some minor bead loss. Measurements: Length of sole Approx. 25, 5 cm (10 in).
Antique Pre Columbian Nicoya ca.100-1500 AD polychrome ceramic female figure seated with legs spread apart extended straight forward and slender arms placed on the belly, with wide-set breast, the carefully modeled face with oval eyes and large lips decorated by tattoos.
MEASUREMENTS: Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 inches). Width: 8 cm (3 1/8 inches).
CONDITION: good except for the minor chips, no cracks or repairs. Nice showing its age patina...
A superb quality Pre-Columbian axe head of elegant proportions, a thick body tapering to sides which gradually thin into a cutting edge, in polished dark green speckled stone.
Pre-Incan, Northern Andes Highlands, circa 500 BC - AD 500
DIMENSIONS: 11.5 cm x 8.3cm (4 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in).
CONDITION: in excellent condition.
Pre-Columbian green hard stone Axe-God, highly polished with well defined features, Costa Rica, circa 300 BC—200 AD. Length 3½ inches. Condition; good, nice showing age wear and patina. All our artifacts are accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
An authentic Tairona culture necklace made of various stones (carnelians, black and brown hard stones, jade) and shell beads. Dating to circa 1000-1400 A.D.
Length in a straight line; 20½ inches.
Condition; very good.
SOLD Antique Pre-Columbian carved Jade bird pendant Costa Rica Nicoya 500 – 800 AD
Height: 4.5cm (1 3/4 In)
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