Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1195268
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$1,835.00
A charming standing Jamacoaque adolescent. Adorned with traditional earrings, nose ring and necklace. She wears a heavily designed skirt and matching shoulder tattoos. Remnants of pale green pigment are still present on surface. Restored. Measuring 6.75" (17.14cm) in height.
Manabi region, Ecuador. 500BC/500AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067930
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$1,425.00
A lovely anthropomorphic jar from El Angel, Carchi Province of Ecuador. It's double body form is simple yet captivating. Delicate facial features with incised criss-cross patterns on cheeks. Nice dendrite deposits throughout the vessel. Very rare piece from the Northern Sierra region of the Andes. 800-1200 AD. Choice condition. Measures 6” 15.24cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1194264
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$7,800.00
An exquisite Taino curved manatee bone purging (vomit) stick. Used in the Cohoba Ritual. Attenuated and tapering at the tips. Boldly carved with the highly stylized alligator and coffee bean-shaped eyes. Incised symbolic motifs along the carved spatula. Measures 12.5 in Length (31.75 cm.) Extraordinary size and in Choice condition.
Dominican Republic 1000-1500 AD.
Ref. Christie's Sale 1837 Pre-Columbian Art, May 23, 2007. Price Realized $13,200.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1232609
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$2,825.00
An ultra rare find. Burnished ceramic headrest with incised designs on all outer sides. Top has a square opening possibly used for a person that had an External Occipital Protuberance (a bump on the outside of the Occipital bone). Calderon, Manabi, Ecuador. 1800/300BC. Measures over 6" in length by 4" in height. Choice Condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1232614
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$10,850.00
Elegant group of naturalistic Chorrera figurines. These forms reflect mastery of proportion and expression. Each evoke harmony, realism in form. Punta Arenas region, Ecuador. 1800/300BC. Tallest piece measures over 5". Similar examples are shown on pg.57 "Ecuador" The Secret Art of Precolumbian Ecuador. Group
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1075387
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$1,550.00
Beautifully carved and handsome Nariño Bone Pendent. Very scarce item, due to the areas natural humid environment. Scattered mixed dendrites throughout mask. Completely intact and in fine condition. Nariño region, Colombian / Ecuador. 800-1250AD. Measures over 2 3/4" - 6.98 cm in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067990 (stock #BB-JM112)
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Beautiful in design, this is an unusual colossal cylinder seal. Stamps of this type are usually found at around 2" tall. This massive cylinder is just under 6". Choice. Manabi, Ecuador. 500BC - 500AD.- Take notice of the last image for scale comparison.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1068802 (stock #BB_TT108)
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Handsome torso of a Dignitary. Hollow grayware pottery. Fragmentary figure depicting a male wearing a tall, conical headdress having a central tassel and a broad segmented collar around his neck with dangle type ear ornaments. Some remaining areas of a cream-tan surface pigment. Head and headdress reattached, some losses to the reattached ear ornaments. Northern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 600-200 A.D. Measures over 11" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1186558
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$1,850.00
Near Perfect symmetric Valdivian sand stone plaque. Bas-relief with deeply excised carvings. Good age deposits throughout. Chebe Region, Ecuador. Phase 8. Measures 7 1/4" in height by 4 1/4” wide. Mounted. Choice.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1069086 (stock #BB-JM133)
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Only seen a vary small handful of these graters. One side is embellished with meticulously placed stones for grating and the other side is incised with a pictograph of what looks like a coatimundi masked fisherman with spear. Fish and other objects appear throughout. A great depiction of daily life from the Jamacoaque culture. Fine example. Manta region, Ecuador. 500 BC - 500 AD. Measures 6" in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1084030
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$3,850.00
This rare and exceptional Manteño scale has withstood the elements of time. Beautiful bird motifs engraved on both sides of stone balance. Colorful and delicate intact textile scales. All original. Fine condition. Southern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 700-1534 AD. Measures over 20"/50.8 cm mounted.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1070837 (stock #BB-BH107)
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$5,450.00
A superb Bahia hollow figure from Ecuador - La Plata Hueco Type. Depicts a standing female with hands held to her mid-section. She is wearing a long skirt decorated with incised and painted designs. Adorned with a red ocher necklace and matching ear ornaments. Overall in excellent condition, with good paint, strong calcification, root marks and good high tone on the whistle. Manabi region, Ecuador. 500BC/500AD. This exceptional polychrome example is 9.5" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1232610
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$3,820.00
An elegant and meticulously crafted ceramic plaque. Grater function is doubtful as insignificant wear on these objects has been observed. Our hypothesis is that these instruments were used for removing fish scales or used for ritual purposes. Red pigment on outer rim. Intact. Measures 9 1/2". Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 600BC/400AD. Also, this item has been published in Prima Dell America 4000 Anni Di Arte Precolombiana a Cura Di Giuliana Zanetti, pg.253...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1071417
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$600.00
Beautifully sculptured work of art in volcanic stone. Captured in a harmonious position. In choice condition. Guapiles region, Costa Rica. 1000/1500AD. Measures just under 5" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067477
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$38,500.00
Most rare and sort after serpentine stone mortar in form of a parrot. Beautifully orchestrated in form. Excellent craftsmanship of the Valdivia Culture 3800B.C/1600B.C. Measures 9" in Length. Fine condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1067980 (stock #BB-JM107)
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$825.00
Beautifully artistic flat round seal. Choice condition. Manabi, Ecuador. 500BC - 500AD. Very large. Measures over 3 1/2" in Dia.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1069083 (stock #BB-VA114)
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$1,250.00
Exceptional work of art in bone. This double sided Jaguar spatula has deep incised geometric patterns throughout mid torso and a detailed Jaguar showing sharp teeth, front paws, hind legs and vertical long tail on final. Has been carefully reassembled from two pieces. Very rare to find bone artifacts due to normal deterioration from this area. In Fine condition. Northern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 200BC/90AD. Measures 5" tall. Compare similar example in "Charms in pre-Columbian Ecuador" No.137
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1232061
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$1,250.00
An all black face of beauty. Superb and larger than average size pectoral facial mask from the Manteño culture of Ecuador. Wears the iconic ear and nose ornaments and displays high rank from the engraved motifs surrounding the face. Measures 4.75" - 6.25" with stand.
Integration period 700-1534 AD. Manabi, Ecuador.