Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1359322 (stock #CH1028)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
Two pairs of Chimu copper sandals from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. These votive funerary offerings are 1-1/2” long and made from copper with dual straps. Nicely detailed, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1359320 (stock #TR147)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A exceptional Tairona gold nose ornament from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This superb tumbaga example is 1” wide, weighs 6 grams and shows good mineral deposits. In exceptional condition. Rare type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359318 (stock #MO1566)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
A superb Moche shell vessel from Peru, ca. 500 - 700 AD. This fine orangeware effigy piece is 5" high and depicts a sea shell. It is decorated with a large number of nacre inlays, as well as rare purple and white paint. A rare type in excellent condition, with intact suspension loops and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359281 (stock #CR714)
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$200.00
A rare Nicoya Janus-form portrait bowl from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, ca. 1200 – 1500 AD. It is 4-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a pair of sculpted human faces adorned with ear ornaments and connected with design elements characteristic of the style. Good paint and mineral deposits.

Cf. "Between Continent - Between Seas", page 56.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358795 (stock #PM51)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
An excellent La Selva tripod jar, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This beautiful Guácimo type is 5” high and was found in Panama. Each leg is topped with a bird or small zoomorphic creature and a stylized pair of double-headed serpents encircle the rim. In excellent condition, with vivid paint, good mineral deposits and rattles in the hollow legs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1358791 (stock #CO1525)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
An adorable Colima canine effigy from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This cute doggie is 4-1/2” long, 4” high and is depicted standing on all fours, with a broad grin on its face. The flared spout makes it look like it's wearing a hat. Nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1358788 (stock #CO1530)
Arte Xibalba
$475.00
A fine Colima zoomorphic effigy from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. It is 10-1/4" long and depicts a Horned Lizard with its head slightly tilted. The shell is painted red and set off with pronounced ridges. A beautiful example with small old repairs, good mineral deposits and calcified roots overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1358786 (stock #CH1027)
Arte Xibalba
$525.00
A beautiful group of Chimu silver ornaments from Peru, ca. 1100 - 1450 AD. This rare set of important funerary offerings consists of a 4" high crown decorated with a trio of feather ornaments, a 4-1/4" wide pectoral with attached trophy heads and a pair of finely made 1" long ear flares. Nice repoussé workmanship, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358338 (stock #OL41)
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SOLD
A lovely Olmec bowl from Mexico, ca. 1000 – 200 BC. This highly polished blackware vessel is 3” in diameter and is decorated with an incised Olmec Dragon motif. Rare example, just a couple small rim chips short of perfect.

Cf. "Olmec Art of Ancient Mexico”, page 198.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1358337 (stock #NY234)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
An imposing Nayarit warrior from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 300 AD. This large Ixtlan del Rio figure is 13-1/2” high and depicts a warrior wearing a fancy conical headdress and striped tunic. He is holding a weapon that has a spear point on one end and a mace head on the other. He is adorned with the multiple ear ornaments characteristic of this style, as well as a large nose ring and bracelets. Extensively painted overall, good mineral deposits.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1358226 (stock #CY499)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
A pair of fine Chancay vessels from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD.......

This simple jar with flared rim is 3-1/4" high, is decorated with vertical stripes and is perforated for suspension or attachment of a cover.
The delicate pedestal dish is 3-5/8" in diameter and is nicely decorated with a wave design. Heavy mineral deposits.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1358222 (stock #CO1527)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
An excellent Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is 4-1/4” high and depicts a man seated on a four-legged platform. He is wearing a fancy headdress and bracelets, as well as a necklace. The front legs of the platform are decorated with human heads, indicating a ceremonial use. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358214 (stock #MA1683)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
An excellent Maya Underworld Swimmers bowl from El Tazumal, El Salvador, ca. 550 - 900 AD. This flat-bottom example is 7-1/8" diameter and 3" deep. The two Underworld figures are exceptionally well detailed and are topped with a band of typical Copador glyphs. The interior has a band of large Copador glyphs around a geometric design. Painted overall in red, orange, black and brown over cream slip...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1357946 (stock #IN711)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A lovely Inca kero from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This fine wood cup is 4” high and is inlaid with a trio of silver flowers. In excellent condition, with wear from extensive use.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1357941 (stock #IN712)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A lovely Inca figural vessel from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. It is 6-1/4” high and depicts a hunched over individual drinking from a cup. Nicely detailed, with calcified roots all over the highly burnished slip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1357923 (stock #VZ141)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A rare Vera Cruz figure from Mexico, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This eerie El Faisan example is 4-1/4” high and depicts a priest carrying a decapitated human head. He is nicely detailed and his face is enhanced with a thick layer of chapopote. Ancient loss to headdress, else in excellent condition with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1357747 (stock #AI103)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A collection of fine Late Archaic to Woodland period points, ca. 2000 BC - 800 AD. The group consists of 23 mostly Adena types ranging from 1-5/8" to 2-7/8". They are made from quartz and chert, with lots of colorful examples. Comes with Riker mount.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1357283 (stock #SB210)
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Sale Pending
Sale Pending
A choice Sinu necklace from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 29” long and is comprised of clear crystal beads, with a large barrel bead used as a central pendant. Wearable, but would benefit from a nice closure.