Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1294588 (stock #MA1876)
Arte Xibalba
$1,400.00
An excellent Maya tripod cylinder from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This deeply carved, corseted example is 7-3/4” high and features stylized depictions of the Hero Twins Hunahpu and Xbalanque. The grooves retain remnants of cinnabar and the square feet show the stylistic influence of Teotihuacan on this region.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1294447 (stock #H370)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A group of five Pre-Columbian heads from Teotihuacan, Mexico, ca. 250 - 750 AD. They range from 1-1/4” to 1-5/8” in height and include various types, including Xolalpan and Metepec examples. All are individually mounted. The set makes a great display.

Cf. Berrin "Teptihuacan", page 74.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1294307 (stock #CO1136)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A choice Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This lovely female figurine is 5-1/8” high and is depicted seated on a four-legged stool. She is wearing a long dress and is adorned with a fancy headdress and shoulder scarification. Benches were reserved only for the elite. Intact, with strong mineral deposits and root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1293805 (stock #CH1144)
Arte Xibalba
$285.00
A beautiful Chimu phytomorphic effigy vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7-1/2” high and depicts a fruit or seed pod. It is sculpted in realistic detail, is highly burnished and shows strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1293799 (stock #MO1609)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A rare Moche deity head vessel from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This superbly detailed example is 5-1/4” high, 6-1/2” wide and portrays an owl deity. The curved beak is surrounded by piercing eyes and reptilian heads are used as ear ornaments. Minor restoration of rim chips, else in excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits.

Cf. Larco Hoyle “Los Mochicas II”, page 344 for similar from the Herrera Museum.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1293349 (stock #MT37)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A large Mixtec-Aztec tripod vessel from Mexico, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. The elaborately decorated polychrome bowl is 9-1/8” in diameter and the hollow legs contain large rattles. It is painted both inside and outside with the complex designs characteristic of the type. Strong mineral deposits and root marks overall, legs reattached.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1293348 (stock #MA465)
Arte Xibalba
$1,050.00
A beautiful Maya plate from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 550 - 700 AD. This 10" diameter classic tripod example has the serrated flange and rattles built into the feet. The center is decorated with a large glyph emblem denoting the four cardinal points, surrounded by a decorative band and additional geometric designs on the shoulder. Intact, with strong bright paint, good deposits and only minor pitting.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1293347 (stock #IC28)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A rare Ica bowl from Peru, ca. 900 – 1500 AD. This masterfully executed, thin-walled bowl is 6-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with four panels of traditional designs. The lower edge is crisply serrated with the pattern mimicked by a corresponding row of deep punctures on the interior. Intact, good mineral deposits.

Cf. Donnan “Ceramics of Ancient Peru”, page 105.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1293346 (stock #CH426)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A beautiful Chimu textile panel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It measures 11-1/4” x 10-1/2” and features individual panels of the deity eye designs frequently found on late Huari ceramics. Beautiful open weave workmanship, vivid colors, overall in excellent condition with only minimal damage. Beautifully framed, ready to hang.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1293344 (stock #CH948)
Arte Xibalba
$325.00
A rare Chimu zoomorphic effigy head from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7-3/4” long and depicts a Spectacled Bear, the only species of bear remaining in South America. The upper half of the head is highly burnished, the lower half left matte, in order to convey coloration. Intact, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1293076 (stock #MO2025)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
An excellent Moche canchero from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This beautifully decorated ceremonial water dipper is 11-1/4” long and has a handle terminating in a jaguar head. The underside features a pair of animated serpents, as well as additional décor resembling textile fringe. In excellent condition, with strong paint and mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1291289 (stock #GV78)
Arte Xibalba
$675.00
A fine Gallinazo-Viru warrior vessel from Peru, ca. 1 – 100 AD. It is 8” high and depicts a warrior with club and shield. He is wearing an ornament studded cap and has diamond designs incised on his face. The chambers are decorated with the negative resist painting characteristic of the type.

Cf. Berrin "Ancient Peru", page 92 for the type.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1290673 (stock #MA1815)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A rare Maya polychrome bowl from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 6-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with a trio of parrots in flight. The interior has glyphs and date symbol surrounding a central Lamat glyph, which symbolizes the eighth day of the ritual calendar and is associated with the Heavenly Dragon. Fluted base, vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1290672 (stock #MO2018)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A choice Moche Portrait vessel from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 4-1/4” high and depicts an individual wearing a feline pelt headdress and large ear ornaments. His face is elaborately decorated with ritual tattoos in the form of a large curled mustache and he is wearing an unusual necklace. In excellent condition, with strong paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1287821 (stock #MA1541)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
An excellent Maya toad vessel from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This beautiful polychrome effigy is 6-3/4” long and depicts a Bufo Marinus toad, highly prized for the psychotropic substance secreted from its glands. The toad is molded in high relief along the sides of the bowl, with the hollow head containing a rattle. The body is orange, with the spots akin to jaguar pelt representations. The flared rim is decorated with typical Copador glyphs. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1286979 (stock #CY471A)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A fine Chancay coca bag from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It measures 3” x 2-1/2” and is woven with beautiful traditional patterns. The bag contains an offering of a piece of alpaca hide covered in red pigment. In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1286768 (stock #IN597)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A rare Inca bone cup from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This rare example is 2-1/2” high and is made from hollowed out bone. It is decorated with a variety of deeply incised designs and shows extensive mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1285891 (stock #H362)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A group of five large Pre-Columbian head fragments from Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 500 AD. They range from 1-1/2" to 2" in height and include an Olmecoid, a Vera Cruz, a Huastec and Pre-Classic examples. All are nicely mounted and make for a nice exhibit.