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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1066618 (stock #BB-VA101)
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$4,800.00
Valdivia 8 (Piquigua Phase) Ecuador. This double sided stone plaque in bas-relief with deeply excised carving and are said by many to stylized zoomorphic features and resemble an owl. We disagree, as they appear to be humanoid showing either appendages or articles of clothing. Sand Stone. Choice...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1066799
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This is an exceptional and choice stone sculpture of the Transition Style. Beautiful spiral perforation on the tail. Marbled Serpentine in multi-toned coloring. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC Measuring 5" long by 2 3/4" tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1066804
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$2,350.00
Beautifully sculptured work of art in volcanic stone. Seated on a small platform in near choice condition. Front of both feet slightly damaged during antiquity. Guapiles region, Costa Rica. 1000/1500AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066805
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$2,825.00
An ultra rare find. Burnished ceramic headrest with incised designs. Calderon, Manabi, Ecuador. 1800/300BC...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1066808
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This is an extremely large and fine stone Celt. Status piece. Measures over 10" in hight. Intact. Comes with custom display stand. Guerrero Region,Mexico...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066889 (stock #BB-TT104)
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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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066896 (stock #BB-TT107)
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$1,255.00
A wonderful ceremonial pedestal bowl showing great detail. One side is decorated with a face of a human. The reverse is that of a large parrot face. Most likely used by a shaman in preparing hallucinogenic drugs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066912 (stock #BB-JM103)
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$8,750.00
Elegant naturalistic Chone style Jamacoaque figurine. This individual sits on his buttocks, knees bent in front. He holds a round poporo (lime pot) in one hand and a spatula in the other. He wears a cloak over his chest and a long headdress on his head. The graceful flaps behind the ears of the figure on this vessel may refer to bird-men. Meticulously applied appliqu├ęd over his apparels. He also wears earrings, nose ring and chin piece. Remnants of pale green pigment are still present on surfac...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066929 (stock #BB-MM211)
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$10,800.00
This magnificent specimen is one of the first hollow molded human forms made in the Americas. Rich tan burnished ceramic vessel effigy with corporal decoration. Machalilla region, Ecuador. 2000/1000BC. Stands at 7 1/2" tall. Similar example is shown on pg.52 "Ecuador" The Secret Art of Precolumbian Ecuador...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066936
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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 : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067471
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$16,850.00
Valdivia 8 (Piquigua Phase) Atahualpa site Ecuador. Ultra Rare near choice stone. Monolith stone block in bas-relief embellished with deep excised carvings on all six sides. These types of Valdivian stones are probably the most purest abstraction of human form. Outstanding. Measures 10" in hight. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067473
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067477
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Most rare and sort after serpentine stone mortar in form of a parrot. Beautifully orchestrated in form. Excellent craftsmanship of the Valdivia/Chorrera Culture 3800B.C/300B.C. Measures 9" in Length. Fine condition....
All Items : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1067479
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Ultra Rare and Choice stones. Isla de la Plata site Q7A1-??? Group Similar examples are shown in very limited published works. "Archaeological Investigations on the Island of La Plata, Ecuador" by George A. Dorsey. "Ecuador" by Betty J. Meggars pg.88....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067480
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$1,840.00
Delightful miniature mortar in comparison. The majority of available mortars on the market today are rather larger and seldom show wear. This smaller example is completely intact and shows tremendous amounts of character from extensive use. Truly a rare sight. VG condition. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC. Measures 3.25" long by 1.85" high. 8.25 cm, 4.7 cm....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067723 (stock #BB-IK113)
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$1,250.00
Aryballo Late Horizon, Inca, 1476-1534 A.D. Measure 6" in height....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067725 (stock #BB-TT103)
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$1,240.00
Expressive example of a warrior or priest with fine details, almond eyes, naturalistic nose and cheeks with coca. Ornate ear spool remains. The Tumaco culture of Colombia developed in conjunction with the neighboring La Tolita culture in Ecuador, and the artifacts of both cultures are oftentimes so similar that distinctions are impossible. Both societies revolved around an economy based on fishing, maize growth, and gold, the latter of which was readily found in the rivers in Pre-Columbian time...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1067733
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