Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1195952
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$1,245.00
A superb Frog vessel from the Late Formative period of Ecuador. Well made highly polished vessel with two very mystical frogs projecting on both ends. Choice condition. Measures 7" (17.78cm) across by 5.5" (13.97cm) tall.
Guayas Basin, Ecuador 1800-300 BC.
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.
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 : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1074382 (stock #BB-JM114)
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$1,250.00
Superbly crafted Jamacoaque pectoral mask depicting a shaman in transformation, possibly into a dragon or other. Nicely detailed with crisply incised teeth, horns on the forehead and excellent paint throughout. Fine condition. Pepper tree bark (yellow) and ochre (green,red) used for coloring. Manabi region, Ecuador. 300 BC - 400 AD. Measures 3 1/2". Comes mounted on a stand.
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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1236249
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$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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1087661
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$3,750.00
Very Rare, Scholarly Publication from the Society for American Archaeology. Near Complete Run from Volume 1 to Volume 19. Volume 20 (last set) is not included. Massive lot of 76 back issued journals of Latin American Antiquity. These were published quarterly by the Society for American Archaeology and are packed with articles and reports by professional archaeologists on all aspects of Latin American archaeology and epigraphy. Most of the issues are around 120 pages in length...
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 : Pre 1492 item #1193972
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$8,200.00
A Handsome standing male incensario. Highly burnished grey-black ceramic. An oxygen-poor environment, called a reducing atmosphere, results in a build-up of black carbon which produces it's iconic color. Strong profile facial features wearing disc ear ornaments and high karat nose ring. Incised motifs of tattooing across jaw line shows the high rank and identity to this individual. Arms held to his sides. Oversized 9"/22.86 cm 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 : 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 : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1205305
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$4,480.00
Wonderful large ceremonial hacha from The Valdivian culture, Ecuador. Gorgeous green diorite stone. Highly polished. Choice condition. Measures 14.5"/36.83cm in height by 9"/22.86cm wide, 16.5"/41.91cm mounted. Weight: 11.5 lbs.
Santa Elena, Ecuador. 4400 - 1450 BC.
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 : 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 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 : 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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1492 item #1084039
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$32.00
Museo Del Banco Central Del Ecuador. Riobamba. Published from El Banco Central del Ecuador. Special Edition 1927-2002. Spanish. 44pg. New
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1096643
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$3,850.00
Sculptured from volcanic stone, this artistic and larger sukia rests his elbows on his raised knees while smoking. Iconic in posture. Stable hairline fracture behind his right ear otherwise intact. Guapiles region, Costa Rica. 1000/1500AD. Measures 9.5" tall.