Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
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 : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1700 item #1073085
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Beautifully adorned double sided silver effigy. Typical these pieces are found in male/female pairs and are commonly naked but could be clothed if were in extreme environmental conditions such as, snow capped mountains or coastal deserts where they would be elaborately dressed in elite garments. This is a very rare conjoined male/female and is clothed male and naked female. Measures 4.92 cm. In Choice Condition.
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 #1096643
Galeria Con-Tici
$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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1092126
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This is an exceptional tall stone mortar of the Transition Style. Beautiful serpentine stone coloring with an excellent spiral perforation on the tail. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC. Very Fine. Measuring a massive 9 1/2" long by 5" tall and 3" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1070007
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Handsome Olmec Celt. Large fine green stone. Status piece. Measures 9 1/2" in hight. Intact. Comes with custom display stand. Guerrero Region, Mexico. 1200/400BC
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067990 (stock #BB-JM112)
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Beautiful in design, this is an unusual colossal cylinder seal. Stamps of this type are usually found at around 2" tall. This massive cylinder is just under 6". Choice. Manabi, Ecuador. 500BC - 500AD.- Take notice of the last image for scale comparison.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067940
Galeria Con-Tici
$6,250.00
An excellent and colossal size ceremonial hacha from Ecuador. Made from beautifully mottled greenish-yellow diorite stone. Highly polished. Choice condition. Measures over 17" in height by 10" wide. Santa Elena, Ecuador. 4400 - 1450 BC.
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 : 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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1128401
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Beautifully sized Valdivian sand stone plaque. Bas-relief with deeply excised carvings. Calcium Carbonate incrustations throughout. Chebe Region, Ecuador. Phase 8. Fine Condition. Measures over 11" in height. Mounted.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066896 (stock #BB-TT107)
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,255.00
A wonderful ceremonial pedestal bowl showing great detail. One side is decorated with a face of a human. The reverse is that of a large parrot face. Most likely used by a shaman in preparing hallucinogenic drugs. Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 300BC/300AD. Upper bowl has been reassembled from several pieces. Measures 6 1/2" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1230578
Galeria Con-Tici
$5,250.00
Uniquely fashioned large Chancay Ceremonial Scene. Ultra rare to see this type of depiction from the Chancay culture using the combination of these simple materials. Laid upon a bed of reed slats, an unfired solid clay doll (6.5”/16,51cm) is wrapped using a cotton textile blanket and secured with string between carved wooden beams. A substantial amount of personal care was given in its assembly...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067480
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$1,840.00
Delightful miniature mortar in comparison. The majority of available mortars on the market today are rather larger and seldom show wear. This smaller example is completely intact and shows tremendous amounts of character from extensive use. Truly a rare sight. VG condition. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC. Measures 3.25" long by 1.85" high. 8.25 cm, 4.7 cm.
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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1232616
Galeria Con-Tici
$3,850.00
Impressive standing women in volcanic basalt stone. Holding her breasts as a sign of fertility. Central Highlands / Atlantic Watershed, Costa Rica, c.1000-1500. In Fine condition. Measures 16" in hight.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1067733
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1100622
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An awesome and bold strand of 8 canines with 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.