Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1331925 (stock #QU47)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A fine Quimbaya anthropomorphic figure from Colombia, ca. 1200 – 1400 AD. This standing male is 6-3/4” high and is posed with hands grasping the sides of the torso. Ears and nose are perforated for attachment of ornaments and he is covered with extensive mineral deposits.

Cf. Labbe “Colombia Before Columbus”, page 74.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1331301 (stock #EC86)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
An exceptional Guangala shell carving from Ecuador, ca. 400 BC – 500 AD. This rare amulet is 3” high and depicts a beautifully detailed shaman. He is posed standing, shown in the characteristic profile, with an inlaid bead used to create the eye. Perfect, with good mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1331299 (stock #TR106)
Arte Xibalba
$600.00
A rare Tairona zoomorphic effigy vessel from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1600 AD. This elaborate piece is 10-1/2” long, 8-1/4” high and combines the attributes of a large double-hull boat with that of a saurian creature. A spectacular example with extensive mineral deposits on the highly burnished slip.

Cf. Labbe “Colombia Before Columbus”, page 174.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1330074 (stock #IN659)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A rare Inca wood conopa from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. It is 3-1/4” long and has a beautifully carved head, detailed with finely incised teeth. Lovely patina from extensive handling.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1330073 (stock #NA117)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
An excellent Narino figural effigy jar from Colombia, ca. 850 – 1500 AD. It is 4-1/4” high and depicts a seated male with an expressive face. His arms and legs are modeled in high relief, the coif is set off and the entire piece is covered with the intricate resist décor characteristic of the type. Intact, good mineral deposits.

Cf. Labbe “Colombia Before Columbus”, page 162.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1328603 (stock #CR638 )
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A lovely Nicoya portrait jar from Costa Rica, ca. 750 – 1250 AD. It is 3-1/4” in diameter and depicts an individual adorned with ear ornaments and facial décor. The upper section of the chamber is decorated with various geometric designs, most likely representing a ceremonial headdress. The large eyes indicate the portrayal of an individual in a state of drug induced trance. Strong paint, good mineral deposits and calcified root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1326829 (stock #JA272)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
An exceptional Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 350 AD. This standing female is 6-7/8” tall and is extensively adorned with a headdress, necklace with bar pendant, matching bracelets, nose ornament and large ear spools. Clothing is indicated with incising, with traces of pigment remaining in the grooves. In excellent condition, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1326384 (stock #H450)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A group of five Teotihuacan heads from Mexico, ca. 200 – 600 AD. They range from 1-1/8” to 2” in height and include Early Tlamimilolpa examples, as well as a deity head and a death mask. All have good mineral deposits, some with paint remnants, all are individually mounted. All have good mineral deposits and are individually mounted. The set makes a great display.

Cf. Berrin "Teotihuacan", pages 74 and 226.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1325269 (stock #NY201)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A lovely Nayarit female figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC - 300 AD. This extensively painted figurine is 5-5/8” high and depicts a female seated on a two-legged stool. She is adorned with a necklace and clothing that is created with cream paint over the red slip. A choice intact example, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1323032 (stock #JA308)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A fine Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC - 350 AD. This fine Ameca style Mother Goddess is 5-3/8" high and is depicted with arms spread to her sides. She is adorned with the characteristic headdress, a painted necklace and ear ornaments highlighted with red pigment. The white kaolin slip shows extensive mineral deposits and is nicely burnished.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1319701 (stock #JA247)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
A lovely female figure from the Colima-Jalisco border area of West Mexico, ca. 200 BC - 350 AD. This seated female is 10-1/2" high and is depicted with both hands held to her chest. Her coif is lightly incised and she is adorned with extensive appliqué pellets representing ritual shoulder scarification. Much of the figure is covered with the deep red slip characteristic of the type, with unburnished areas representing clothing. In excellent condition, strong mineral deposits and root marks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1318188 (stock #CY486)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A fine Chancay figure from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This standing female is 8-1/8” tall and is posed with arms spread wide. She is adorned with a headdress that features fish designs, as well as an intricate chin strap, which is an unusual element. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1317623 (stock #CH1182)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
A rare Chimu wood scepter from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 15” high and depicts a standing warrior holding a shield. His right forearm and weapon were apparently removed in antiquity prior to burial. Well preserved, with just minor losses and trails. Mounted on custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1316952 (stock #NY216)
Arte Xibalba
$1,000.00
A marvelous Nayarit figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 300 AD. This lovely Ixtlan del Rio example is 9-1/2” high and portrays an ornately adorned individual. He is depicted seated, holding a fan in his right hand; such decorated fans were considered to be a symbol of the elite. His face is expressive, with prominent teeth showing in the open mouth...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1311505 (stock #NY205)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
An excellent Nayarit figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 300 AD. This seated male is 5-3/4" high and is depicted wrapped in a poncho decorated with linear designs. He is adorned with large ear ornaments and a simple headdress. The burnished red slip shows extensive mineral deposits. Rare type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1311503 (stock #CO861)
Arte Xibalba
$1,250.00
A lovely Colima dog from West Mexico, ca, 300 BC – 300 AD. This adorable canine is 9-1/2” long and is portrayed in an alert posture. It has an expressive face, with the wide open mouth acting as the firing hole. The beautiful red slip is highly burnished and shows good mineral deposits. A nice example of an animated animal with just a small repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1311436 (stock #CC140)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A rare Cocle figural effigy from Panama, ca. 600 – 800 AD. This eerie Conte style piece is 8” high and depicts a masked deity or demonic figure with arms spread, feet resting on the flared base and teeth visible in the open mouth. The characteristic C-Y scrolls cover the entire body and four spikes protrude from the back of the head. Heavy mineral deposits, minor restoration.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1308786 (stock #CO1069)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
A fine Pihuamo figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This seated male is 6” high and depicts an individual with hands resting on the knees. He is wearing a simple headdress and is adorned with large ear ornaments and bracelets. Intact, with good mineral deposits. Museum deaccession.