Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
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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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1700 item #1067914
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$6,425.00
This excellent example is incised in three gorgeous registers with the top portion being painted with images of 5 Jaguars, 5 Suns and 5 semi circles possibly representing Rainbows. A normal split has developed due to antiquity. Peru. Late 16th century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067964 (stock #BB-CH105)
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$1,250.00
Hold - 8" in Height...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1068796
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$5,250.00
Excellent pre-colonial Inca kero. Carved from the lambran or alder tree in geometrical patterns filled with a resinous paint in lively shades of red and yellow with spondylus inlay. Beautiful patina overall. Choice. 15th to 16th century. Just under 6" in height...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1069091
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An excellent Moche lord stone tumi with suspension hole. Deeply incised carving with nice patina. Might have been used as a pendant. Fine condition. Loma Negra region, Peru. 100-300 AD...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1700 item #1073085
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Beautifully adorned double sided silver effigy. Typical these pieces are found in male/female pairs and are commonly naked but could be clothed if were in extreme environmental conditions such as, snow capped mountains or coastal deserts where they would be elaborately dressed in elite garments. This is a very rare conjoined male/female and is clothed male and naked female. Measures 4.92 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1700 item #1073086
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An extraordinarily double sided bronze effigy tumi. A typical tumi would normally have a single final atop. This is a very rare double sided male/female effigy. Fully clothed male with headdress on one side and a naked female with broad necklace on the other. Measures 8.76 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Implements : Pre 1700 item #1078551
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$875.00
Beautiful and ornate piece of art. An Inca tupu pin in silver worn by a higher status noblewomen. Used to fasten cloaks worn around their shoulders and also served as Andean jewelry. Each unique with intricate scroll work. Measures 15.88 cm. Excellent condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1080373
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$3,850.00
A well preserved pair of Inca leather sandals and braid of hair. This child's sandals and hair are from a mummified bundle that appear to represent an Inca Capacocha, a highly honorable sacrificial rite involving children in respect to the Sun and other deities...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1081067
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$1,450.00
A very scarce and interesting bronze ceremonial tumi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1081230
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$3,250.00
A lovely set of three hand crafted bronze Inca Tupus. Sets of two tupus (normally sized around 6" in height) are rarely seen at one time as only one is usually produced for an individual. Here, a set of three large pieces are being offered. Each measures over 10"/25.4 cm. In Fine condition. Peru 16th to 17th century. Handsomely displayed in a 12" sq. shadow box. ...
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 : Pre 1492 item #1097208
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$6,425.00
This extremely scarce ritual hair piece was a garment produced by a class called the "Chosen Women". They were to be worn by a priest during religious ceremonies to call forth the vital forces of nature symbolized by hair. The headdress consists of a double panel of (96) finely braided hair, woven together by a thin braided camelid border of natural tan color. Size of inside frame is 25" tall by 20" across. Inca, Cusco/Central Highlands regions, Peru. 1470-1532 Excellent condition....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1492 item #1100921
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A beautiful pair and extremely well preserved adult Pre-Inca Sandals. Made from woven plant fiber and braided woolen cord. Each sandal measures 9.5 inches long by 4" wide. Western Peru 15th to 16th century. Very Fine Condition. ...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1492 item #1101080
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$925.00
Typical these pieces are found in male/female pairs and are commonly naked but could be clothed if were in extreme environmental conditions such as, snow capped mountains or coastal deserts where they would be elaborately dressed in elite garments. This is a very rare conjoined male/female and are clothed. Measures 2.125"/5.39 cm. In excellent Condition....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1132717
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$3,750.00
A wonderful large Chancay Cuchimilco Female Figure. Hollowed ceramic earthenware. Usually found in tombs of the nobility to ward off bad spirits. Stands at 50.2 cm, 20 inches tall. Huaral province, Lima region, Peru. 1200 -1470 AD. Completely intact. No structural repairs. Minor Loss on nose tip. Minimal touch-up.
In Fine Condition.
Compare similar examples in: Ancestors of the Incas, The Lost Civilizations of Peru by Kauffmann-Doig....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1191837
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$1,420.00
Delightful set of five miniature amphoras from the north central coast of Peru. Sizes range from 6cm to 15.24cm. Chimu/Inca. 1000-1532AD. Ex Hendrik Klinkenbergh Collection....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1193221
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$3,825.00
An extraordinary pair of choice Inca Royal ear spools. Silver plated, straight style plug. Continuous scroll work of the eternity symbol on outer parameter. Hunter/warrior with animal repousse motifs hammered on face. Excellent overall patina. Peru, AD 1400-1532. Measures 8,57cm in diameter. Outstanding set.

Inca Metalwork. The science of metallurgy was more advanced in Peru than anywhere else in the Americas. Deep mining was practiced, as well as a kind of smelting to remove metal fr...