Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1275358 (stock #80023)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$7,195.00
Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, ca. 500 BCE - 300 BCE. This charming Viru sculpture depicts a male figure rowing a raft with a fruit tree adorning the far end of the raft. The piece is comprised of cast and hammered sheet metal - copper and/or bronze given the green oxidation. The Viru Valley is a landscape bordered by the Andes Mountains to its east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. So the artist captured that coastal landscape in this example...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1246468 (stock #80038)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$1,795.00
Pre-Columbian, Peru, Lambayeque / Sican culture, ca. 800-1000 CE. The Sican people made significant technical advances in metalwork and focussed their artistic proclivities in this medium. Archaeologists have uncovered great numbers of goblets, dishes, masks, and ornaments - so many that they believe the Sican developed an organized industry in metalwork. Most of their works are cast or repousse gold or silver pieces, and the Sican were also adept at working with bronze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1237241 (stock #amr$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $895.00
Pre-Columbian, South America, Colombia, Quimbaya or Tairona culture ca. 1000-1500 CE. Nose ornaments were usually reserved for the noble and wealthy classes and gold was the ultimate statement of power and status. This tumbaga example is impressive for its remarkable form, styling, and technique. ~1-1/2"W at widest. 19.7 grams.

Provenance: Ex-Private Toronto, Canada collection, Ex-Soldano Collection, New Jersey

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1237234 (stock #amr$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD $1,295.00
Pre-Columbian, South America, Colombia, Quimbaya or Tairona culture ca. 1000-1500 CE. Nose ornaments such as these were usually reserved for the noble and wealthy classes and gold was the ultimate statement of power and status. This tumbaga example is impressive for its remarkable form, styling, and technique. 1-3/4"W at widest. 34.9 grams.

Provenance: Ex-Private Toronto, Canada collection, Ex-Soldano Collection, New Jersey

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1230928 (stock #BD)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$2,795.00
Pre-Columbian, North Coast Peru, ca. 800-1000 CE. This miniature copper masquette with silver danglers features almond-shaped eyes characteristic of the Lambayeque aesthetic. The silver wires protruding from the eyes poignantly signify tears being shed. Custom, museum quality stand. Mask itself measures 5"W x 3"H, oxidation and minor rust deposits, intact and shows striking coloring, excellent condition

Provenance: Ex-Westermann Collection, Germany

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1229308 (stock #CAS$)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$825.00
Pre-Columbian, Ancient Peru, The Tumi is a ceremonial knife characterized by a semi-circular blade made of bronze, copper, a metal alloy, or wood. These examples are copper tumis that are particularly intriguing for their variations on the standard shape. Note the perforations on the fan-shaped tumi and the curled, tendril or tail-like motifs on the more curvilinear example. Tumis were used to sacrifice animals when giving thanks for a healthy harvest...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1178131 (stock #SOTW16171)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$6,750.00
Pre-Columbian, Mochica Culture, North Coast Peru, ca. 100-400 CE. Copper mask having shell eyes with blue lapis pupils, owl head on forehead (symbol of Shaman, can see in the darkness, Guide to Afterlife). Remains of textile wrapping. Custom museum-quality stand. Mask itself measures 3"H x 4-1/2"W, professionally conserved.

Provenance: Ex-Robert Sonin Collection (one of THE most famous Pre-Columbian Gold Expert).

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