Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1346432 (stock #CH711)
Arte Xibalba
$285.00
An excellent Chimu zoomorphic bottle from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This fine blackware vessel is 8” high and depicts a skate, with the characteristic gills carved into the front of the chamber. Note the way the artist added adornos along the bridge of the spout, in an effort to mimic the thorn-like bumps found along the back and tail of skates. Rare marine motif, intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346431 (stock #MA2025)
Arte Xibalba
$325.00
An excellent Maya tripod vessel from the Motagua Valley of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This nicely incised example is 7” in diameter, 5-1/2” high and stands on a trio of rounded feet. It is decorated with two registers of designs, featuring a trio of animated monkeys at the top and a band of recurved step-fret designs at the bottom. The hollow legs contain rattles and there are strong mineral deposits and root marks overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1346187 (stock #MI97)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A beautiful Michoacan zoomorphic vessel from West Mexico, ca. 500 – 100 BC. This lovely tetrapod is 3-7/8” in diameter and depicts a feline or fox carrying the bowl on its back. Nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1346184 (stock #MA2037)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A superb Maya celt or axe from the New River area of Belize, ca. 250 - 800 AD. This choice example is 8” long and is made from nicely mottled flint. It is bi-facially flaked and has sharp edges.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1346183 (stock #IN218)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A choice Chimu-Inca bottle from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This fine zoomorphic vessel is 8-5/8” high and features a pair of nicely detailed lizards clinging to the sides of the chamber, which may depict a cherimoya. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1345469 (stock #IN507)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
An excellent Inca kero from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This fine wood cup is 5-1/8" high, 4-1/4" in diameter and is extensively incised with a variety of traditional geometric designs. The bottom register consists of floral designs, inlaid with colorful resin pigment, most of which remains intact.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1345468 (stock #MA2008)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A rare Maya figurine from Belize, ca. 900 – 1200 AD. This beautifully detailed, standing male is 5-1/4” high and is depicted with arms held to the sides. He is wearing a fancy loincloth with textured belt, an incised headdress and is adorned with a large segmented necklace and bracelets. Good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345464 (stock #NZ600)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An unusually large Nazca jar from Peru, ca. 200 – 400 AD. This fine polychrome example is 6-1/4” high, 6-1/2” in diameter and is decorated with vertical panels depicting ornaments decorating the mantles of the elite. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1345118 (stock #CC147)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A lovely Cocle frutero from Panama, ca. 300 – 500 AD. This fine Tonosi style pedestal plate is 3-5/8” in diameter and features a pair of complex lozenge-shaped design elements characteristic of the type. The pedestal base is decorated with the typical geometric designs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1344647 (stock #NY223)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A beautiful Nayarit figure from West Mexico, ca. 100 BC – 250 AD. This standing female is 7” high and is depicted with hands held to the mid-section. She is wearing an ankle length skirt and is adorned with a headdress, large ear ornaments and bracelets, as well as painted necklaces. Intact, with strong paint and extensive mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1344576 (stock #CO1508)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A fine Colima flute from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This nice single-chambered instrument is 8-1/2” long and is decorated with a pair of appliqué bands. Good mineral deposits, mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1343567 (stock #NY92)
Arte Xibalba
$600.00
An exquisite Nayarit figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC - 300 AD. This lovely Ixtlan del Rio example is 6-5/8" high and portrays an ornately adorned individual. He is depicted seated, wrapped in a beautifully decorated blanket. The intricately painted designs give us insight into what textiles from that area would have looked like. He is further adorned with large ear ornaments, a striped headdress and traditional facial décor. In superb condition, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1343445 (stock #CO1290)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
An excellent Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is 6-1/4” high and depicts a standing female. She is wearing an elaborate headdress, a beautifully decorated long skirt and is adorned with a necklace with large pendant. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1343439 (stock #MO762)
Arte Xibalba
$475.00
A rare Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. This fine example is 8” high and features a pair of nicely detailed crustaceans, painted in different shades of red over the cream kaolin slip. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1343039 (stock #LA359)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A fine Lambayeque (Sican) bridge vessel from Peru, ca. 700 - 1300 AD. This choice blackware example is 7-1/4" high and has two spouts connected with the typical bridge handle. A large hand-modeled crustacean is draped over the top of the chamber. It is surrounded by a pair of fish to the front and a pair of crabs to the rear, with stylized serpent heads projecting from the base of the spouts. The flared base is incised with traditional geometric designs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1342366 (stock #RC31)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A fine Recuay figural vessel from Peru, ca. 200 – 500 AD. It is 6" high and depicts a central figure surrounded by a trio of females, each wearing a decorated headdress. The chamber is covered with stylized geometric designs, as well as a mythical zoomorphic creature behind the short spout, all painted in red over the cream slip. Vivid paint, good mineral deposits.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1341571 (stock #JA236)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A wonderful Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 1 - 250 AD. This fine San Juanito type male is 5-1/2" high and is depicted seated, with hands resting on the spindly legs. The buff clay is decorated with red and black pigment and shows off extensive dendrite deposits. Hand modeled in delicate detail. Perfect.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1341568 (stock #MA1305)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A fine Maya figural jar from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This lovely creamware vessel is 6” high and features the face of a Maya lord or deity emerging from its side. He is adorned with a large emblem on his forehead, as well as ear ornaments. Intact, with good mineral deposits.