Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1197271
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$1,545.00
Finely made Valdivian Ceremonial Stone Hacha. Symmetric and high polished green stone. Custom display stand. Measures 6.25" (16.87cm) tall. 7" (17.78cm) mounted. Choice condition. Ecuador 4400-1450 B.C.
Perfectly sized for office desk.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1235701
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This transitional style Valdivia - Chorrera Jaguar mortar is in Very Fine condition and exceptionally rare. Outstanding open lapidary workmanship in an unusual green/yellow/black vein colored stone. Abstract in form - the exaggerated large head with an incised toothy open mouth. The body is also incised into quadrants. A deep mortar depression on top and four knob feet below. A delicate tail curled into a tight openwork spiral. Right front foot re-attached. Measures 10” in length...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1092090
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$1,250.00
Another fine example from the classic period of La Tolita Monte Alto Culture. Masterfully sculpted head using iconic ash enrich pottery to produce their wonderful pieces. Highly adorned with head dress, ear plugs, nose rings and cheeks with coca. Northern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 200BC/90AD. Measures 5 1/2" in height. Similar examples are seen in "Tumaco 1000 ans D'art Precolombien".
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1229013
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$1,855.00
A handsome and superb pair of Mayan stone daggers. Bi-facially knapped with thin handles with ridged sharp blades. Each of different colored chert. Blades are very symmetric and in choice condition. Belize region 200 BC - 500 AD. Measures 9"/22,86 cm and 7"/17,78 cm. Each on custom stand.

Provenance: Ex-Private California Collection
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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1492 item #1203943
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$55.00
An elegant 17th century house on Cuenca Street in the historic center of Quito, long known as the Casa del Alabado (the House of Praise), is today an important museum of the same name. The Casa del Alabado Museum conserves some 5,000 archaeological objects created by the ancient peoples who occupied the territory known today as Ecuador and a finely honed selection of 500 pieces makes up the museum's permanent exhibition...
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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1070017
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Gorgeous and impressive amphora. Faded negative resist black geometric decoration on a cream background with red-brown geometric decorative painted highlights. Scattered areas of mineral deposits on the surface. A 1/2” rim chip and a few minor surface scratches, otherwise intact and in fine condition. Nariño region, Colombian / Ecuador. 800-1250AD. Measures over 24" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1210680
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A Masterpiece of Mochica workmanship. This flawless wooden scepter was probably made for a heroic warrior chief for his achievements. Such a person was worthy of great respect. The intricacy of the carving shows a high ranked person holding a large club. Inlaid adornments of Red Spondylus for bracelets, belt, eyes and other areas. The Necur (mother of pearl) is being used for his necklace and green stones for all pupils (warrior, jaguar and snakes)...
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1492 item #1084034
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$32.00
Arqueologia de la Antigua Provincia de Manabi by Dr. Jorge G. Marcus. Published from El Museo del Banco Central del Ecuador - Manta. 51pg. Bilingual, Spanish/English. Out of Print. New
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1254576
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$12,850.00
A very handsome stone yoke from the Taino culture. Possibly worn by players of a ceremonial and recreational ball game. Medium to dark green in color.  Outer sides decorated with a full length Zemi in low relief and large wide register of hair or wave patterns above. Stunning piece...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067965 (stock #BB-CR103)
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$1,875.00
Handsome whistling vessel that stands on three tear-shaped legs, manioc tubers or perhaps sweet potatoes, bridge handle on top in the form of an extended monkey. Geometric markings decorate the vessel's legs. The cream colored terracotta item whistles through the spout. It is in excellent shape with minor restoration to the legs. Chorrera, Ecuador. 1000-500BC. Over 7" in height.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : New item #1218512
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$30.00
With Special Reference to Anthropomorphic Iconography.

A unique scientific and illustrated study on one of the oldest and most enduring genres of ceramics in Ecuador: the sello, or seal. The product of unknown artists, the sellos provide us with mute testimony of unknown history of the lost world of pre-Columbian civilizations...
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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1230736
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$645.00
A choice Los Esteros solid type standing figurine. Immense nose wearing a ring ornament and applied large coffee bean eyes. Red pigment across top of head, cheeks, upper and lower torso. Completely intact and in perfect condition. Manabi region, Ecuador. Measures over 4" in height. Custom metal stand.
500BC - 500AD
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1232241
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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.
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 : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1232608
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$1,645.00
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. Measures just under 5" tall.