Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1074828
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$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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1205305
Galeria Con-Tici
$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 : 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 : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Bindings : History : Pre 1492 item #1234441
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066936
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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1232613
Galeria Con-Tici
$10,800.00
This rare and magnificent specimen is one of the first hollow molded human forms made in the Americas. Rich tan burnished ceramic vessel effigy with corporal decoration. Machalilla region, Ecuador. 2000/1000BC. Stands at 7 1/2" tall. Similar example is shown on pg.52 "Ecuador" The Secret Art of Precolumbian Ecuador
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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1195536
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$3,245.00
A very large Incan Caullama Stone Conopa in the form of a heavy fleeced Suri Alpaca. Deep qocha (reservoir) ground into back. Passed down in generations from father to the eldest son. Used in ceremonies to increase their herd. Made from Andersite stone. Massive size and in Choice condition. Measure 7.25" (18.41cm) in length.
Bolivia 1400-1532 AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1103386
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Another awesome and bold strand of 2 canines with round and cylindrical clay beads. These teeth could only have been acquired at great expense. Necklace is about 18" in length. Average tooth is approx. 1.25". Nicoya Peninsula Region, Costa Rica 100 BC – 500 AD.
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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1186372
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$4,450.00
This is an exceptional stone mortar of the Transition Style. Beautifully orchestrated spiral perforation on the tail. Stunning multi-color Serpentine stone. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC Measuring 6" long by 3 1/2" tall. Choice Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1206530
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$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 : 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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067968 (stock #BB-GG105)
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Hold - Pedestal just under 4" by 5" in height.
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 : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066929 (stock #BB-MM211)
Galeria Con-Tici
$10,800.00
This magnificent specimen is one of the first hollow molded human forms made in the Americas. Rich tan burnished ceramic vessel effigy with corporal decoration. Machalilla region, Ecuador. 2000/1000BC. Stands at 7 1/2" tall. Similar example is shown on pg.52 "Ecuador" The Secret Art of Precolumbian Ecuador
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1231830
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$945.00
Very nice and rare Jamacoaque Headrest. Two pedestals support the incised platform - single line with three holes on both ends. Faint orange slip still visible with plenty of dendrites throughout. Lower bottom corner re-attached. Excellent condition. Manabi, Ecuador 500 BC - 500 AD.
Measures 6" in length.
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.