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 1492 item #1211021 (stock #BD)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
Price on Request
Pre-Columbian, Inca highlands, Ca 1200 to 1400 CE. Very large multicolor woven panel of classic Inca design consisting of 208 small rectangular panels, each containing four diagonal rows of semiabstract birds, some with fish and several panels containing two vertical rows of birds. Each panel bordered with a multi-color step decoration. Some normal minor repairs, otherwise overall exc. cond. Professionally sewn to a brown linen backing on a wooden stretcher. A large and impressive example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1099924 (stock #BD3018)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $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...