Antiquities, Artemis Gallery Ancient Art, Pre Columbian
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1297934 (stock #101569)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$7,495.00
Peru, Wari, Tiwanaku, ca. 400 -700 CE. High karat sheet gold band decorated in low relief, depicting Sun Gods, jaguar heads and human skull sacrificial heads. Beautifully mounted in a spiral to artistically present the form. Custom museum-quality stand. As shown, measures 7" H x 6" W. Excellent.

Provenance: Ex-R. Morris Collection, Santa Fe, NM, ex-Splendors of the World, Los Angeles, CA.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1297925 (stock #101543)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
SOLD
Pre-Columbian, Peru, North Coast, Jequetepeque River region, ca. 1200 to 800 BCE. 24 karat pure gold ring of elegant oval form with circular cut-out created by the Chavin, a very early Pre-Columbian culture. Early gold was found as nuggets inside rivers, therefore it was always pure gold rather than tumbaga. 2 grams. Size: Approximately 1"W, ring size 9-1/2. Intact.

Provenance: Ex-private Westermann collection, Germany, acquired in 1950s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1297923 (stock #101544)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$750.00
Pre-Columbian, Colombia, Sinu / Zenu culture, ca. 860 BCE to 1500 CE. 22 karat gold nose ring of exquisitely intricate design, comprised of fine filagree with two petite long beaked bird forms at each end. This gem would also look lovely as a pendant. Size: 4 grams; 1-7/8"W (4.76 cm) x 1"H (2.54 cm). Minor losses to lower end of 'ring' and filagree as shown.

Provenance: Ex-private L. Witten collection, Ohio, acquired in 1950s to 1960s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1297919 (stock #101908)
Artemis Gallery Ancient World Art
$295.00
Pre-Columbian, Northern Peru, Chimu culture, ca. 900 to 1100 CE. A beautiful necklace comprised of cylindrical shaped shell beads in hues of purple and mauve (many hand carved and some with modern cuts) alternating with disk-shaped lustrous shell beads in varying shades of cream. The pendant is a bronze bell with fantastic blue-green patina. The bell not only jingles but is also adorned with a sinuous serpent wriggling beneath the suspension hole. Size: 31"L (79 cm)...
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
$1,795.00
Pre-Columbian, Peru, Lambayeque / Sican culture, ca. 800-1000 CE. The Sican people made significant technical advances in metalwork and focussed their artistic proclivities in this medium. Archaeologists have uncovered great numbers of goblets, dishes, masks, and ornaments - so many that they believe the Sican developed an organized industry in metalwork. Most of their works are cast or repousse gold or silver pieces, and the Sican were also adept at working with bronze...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1237234 (stock #amr$)
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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