Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1266001 (stock #BD)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD Pair
Pre-Columbian, Peru, Chancay culture, ca. 900-1200 CE. Two rectangular painted cloth panels from the same textile in hues of brown, tan, and cream. Each features a warrior/deity/ruler head donning a grand crescent-shaped headdress and dramatic, stylized puma profile ear ornaments attached to a serpentine body that spirals around the head and resolves in another visage at the tail end...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1238867 (stock #AVG1009$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD 845.00
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Moche, ca. 200-700 CE. Wearable art in all it's splendor, this beautiful necklace is comprised of long, tubular gold beads that alternate with natural cut green and white stones, all culminating in a charming green stone figural pendant drop. The ancient Peruvians created necklaces such as this for personal adornment of their elite. Gold in particular was quite rare and symbolically meaningful and was intended for those of high status. 27"L, 29"L with pendant...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1219054 (stock #AD3)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,795.00
Peru, Chancay, ca. 800-1200 CE. These Chancay/Huacho figures, carved from wood, painted in red and black, and adorned with gauze turbans and textile wraps covering their bodies save where anatomy is exposed (as Andean artisans are known for their textile production) represent a male and a female...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1099924 (stock #BD3018)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$3,450.00
In a word, spectacular! Pre-Columbian, from Southern Peru, Nazca culture, ca. 0 to 200 AD. Matching pair of wood and shell earspools, together with original pectoral in shell mosaic. Hard to imagine the degree of workmanship found in each of these miniature masterpieces! Spools in the form of a cross and abstract bird head in multicolored shells, pectoral perhaps even more spectacular created through multiple individual bird-formed shells, small central bird in center...