Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1197582
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,685.00
A sweet Colima Coatimundi Vessel. Beautifully molded with typical robust body, coffee bean eyes with playful features. Incised triangular motifs surrounding the neck of the vessel. Nice mineral deposits. Measures 4.25" (10.75cm) tall by 7" (17.78cm) long. Western Coast, Mexico. 100 BC - 200 AD.
Excellent condition.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1492 item #1203943
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1128695
Galeria Con-Tici
$4,250.00
This handsome example is made of well finished fine-grained basalt stone. Embellished with strong defined facial characteristics. Pacific coastal region of Costa Rica/Nicaragua. 500AD-1000AD. Measures 17.78cm, 7inches. VG Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1067738 (stock #BB-GG104)
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$5,450.00
Expressive example with fine incised surface details and partially burnished. Nice facial features, pierced nose and ears. Beautiful handling of the incised and painted, partially burnished surface with textile designs. A whistle atop head and with vent holes behind. A very sweet effigy. Guangala, Ecuador. 500BC-500AD. Measures 8 1/2" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1193972
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067930
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,425.00
A lovely anthropomorphic jar from El Angel, Carchi Province of Ecuador. It's double body form is simple yet captivating. Delicate facial features with incised criss-cross patterns on cheeks. Nice dendrite deposits throughout the vessel. Very rare piece from the Northern Sierra region of the Andes. 800-1200 AD. Choice condition. Measures 6” 15.24cm.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1070837 (stock #BB-BH107)
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1230736
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 : 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 : 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 : Pre 1492 item #1074828
Galeria Con-Tici
$5,500.00
Extremely rare for its entirety - Valued personal ornament of a high ranked Jamacoaque elite. Double headed repousse motifs hammered into shape. These pieces are comprised from 98.9% copper, 1.03% tin and .07% zinc. The diversity of metallurgical techniques were intentionally made for its color, luster and longevity. Would have been attached to the garment fashioned for ceremonial attire. Beautifully arranged in a 12" Ht. by 16" Lg. shadowbox glass display case. Fine Condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1076000
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,250.00
An adorable Nariño poporo (lime vessel) from the Capuli cultural complex of the highland region of southern Colombia. Fine Condition. 500–1000 AD. Rare example. Measures over 3" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1192592
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$3,825.00
Gorgeous vessel of an unclothed Bahian woman. Adorned with a necklace, ear plugs and nose ring. Functional whistle. Restored. Measures 21 cm. Manabi region, Ecuador 500 BC - 500 AD. Outstanding piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1069088 (stock #BB-VA133)
Galeria Con-Tici
$8,750.00
Wonderful opportunity to expand your collection with this Very Rare and exceptional granulite stone mortar. This superbly made mortar is in the shape of a monkey. Linear design on both top and sides of straight tail with lovely patina throughout. Choice condition. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 4000 - 300 BC. Measures over 8" in length.
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 1492 item #1232608
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 #1067725 (stock #BB-TT103)
Galeria Con-Tici
$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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1092097
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$14,500.00
Exceptional and large granite stone mortar of the Transition Style. Beautiful spiral perforation on the tail. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC Measuring a massive 9" long by 4" tall and 3" wide. Choice.