Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
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 : South American : Implements : Pre 1700 item #1078551
Galeria Con-Tici
$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. Peru 16th to 17th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1074603
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$3,250.00
Heavy Shell Scepter of a Jaguar crouched atop a geometric pattern platform. Very bold and gorgeously sculpted from a large thick spondylus core. Perforation to nose. Most certain a status piece. Excellent weathering patterns overall. Northern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 200BC/90AD. Measures over 5" unmounted - 6 1/2" mounted. 4" wide and 1" thick. Choice condition.
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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1070014
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$1,150.00
Larger Bahia de Caraquez - Los Esteros type. Molded solid female figurine. Traces of black ocher and red pigment. Nice overall surface deposits. Repaired from three original pieces with visible break lines. Missing tip of the lower left arm but is in very nice condition. Manabi region, Ecuador. Measures over 9" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1235261
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,250.00
Portrayed in this rattling vessel, the Mayan Bat God called "Camazotz". Inhabited in Xibalba - the god of darkness, violence and sacrifice. Measures just under 7" in height. One leg reattached and small amounts of rim loss. Fine example. Mexico, 250 AD - 900AD.
Ex. Sotheby's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1070006
Galeria Con-Tici
$2,850.00
Artistically crouched Sukia (medicine man) with pronounced jawline. Sculpted from volcanic basalt stone. Central Highlands / Atlantic Watershed, Costa Rica, c.1000-1500. In Fine condition. Measures 13 1/2" in hight.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1132717
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 #1206530
Galeria Con-Tici
$2,865.00
An extraordinarily and expressive wooden Moche III captive prisoner. Uniquely made from a piece of the Aphandra (mastodon palm) tree into a human Calero (lime container). The artisan no doubt had remarkable skills in exhibiting knowledge by using simplistic means. Hands are bound by rope behind his back. His facial features are remarkable. Almond shaped eyes made of shell with purple spondylus pupils...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1205318
Galeria Con-Tici
$12,500.00
An Exceptional Manteño Bone Finial of Pachacamac "The Creator". This superb carving expressively insinuates supreme status. Once proudly mounted onto a wooden staff for an extremely high ranked and important individual. Use of bone was very spiritual and a highly valued commodity. Very solid and heavy piece. Measures an impressive 7.75"/19.68cm (unmounted). Manta, Ecuador. 700 - 1550 AD.
Condition: Choice

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1232609
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1492 item #1234441
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$14.95
ISBN 0974887900

Fernando and Edgar Elorrieta Salazar introduce the world to a new and profound view of Andean myths that they have been able to decode and convert into history and reality through a study of semiotics, aesthetics and archaeoastronomy.

160 pages with over 200 color photos

Cultural myths function as a way of conceptualizing and organizing something held in common by a group of people...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066805
Galeria Con-Tici
$2,825.00
An ultra rare find. Burnished ceramic headrest with incised designs. Calderon, Manabi, Ecuador. 1800/300BC. Measures over 6" in length by 4" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1237477
Galeria Con-Tici
$820.00
Large strand of black Manteño Beads from Ecuador. Consists of 138 various (3/8"-5/8") sized round beads, all incised with geometric patterns. Probably used for trade. Full length is close to 5' (58"). Excellent condition. Manabi, Ecuador. Ca.1400 - 1550AD.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1081236
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,625.00
A unique, one of a kind hand Celt from the Puyango Petrified Forest. Beautifully and naturally formed over 500 million years ago in the dense rain forest of southern Ecuador. Fossilized wood meticulously worked into a celt by the coastal culture of the Jambeli. 200BC-700AD. Choice. Measures 4.5in/11.43cm, weighs 329.5grm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1236249
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,685.00
A gorgeous Parrot from La Tolita culture, Ecuador. As with most clay pottery from this culture, the detail and realism are always striking. This large bird is sitting on top of a domed base, posed with head turned, preening its feathers. Nice incised detail over head and body. Made using a volcanic grainy clay. Reassembled and restored. Esmeraldas region. 300 BC - 100 AD. Measures an impressive 9" in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067471
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1068804 (stock #BB-MY108)
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,250.00
Portrayed in this rattling vessel, the Mayan Bat God called "Camazotz". Inhabited in Xibalba - the god of darkness, violence and sacrifice. Measure just under 7" in height. One leg reattached and small amounts of rim loss. Fine example. Mexico, 250 AD - 900AD.
Ex. Sotherby's.