Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
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 #1232610
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$3,820.00
An elegant and meticulously crafted ceramic plaque. Grater function is doubtful as insignificant wear on these objects has been observed. Our hypothesis is that these instruments were used for removing fish scales or used for ritual purposes. Red pigment on outer rim. Intact. Measures 9 1/2". Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 600BC/400AD. Also, this item has been published in Prima Dell America 4000 Anni Di Arte Precolombiana a Cura Di Giuliana Zanetti, pg.253...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067967 (stock #BB-GG103)
Galeria Con-Tici
$1,820.00
Hold - 6" x 2 -1/2" in Height.
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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1069320
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Beautifully sculpted Trophy Head in volcanic stone. Strongly rendered head with prominent lower jaw. The coiffure carved in high ridges forming geometric patterns. Fine Condition. Atlantic Watershed Region, Costa Rica. 700-1000AD. Measures 4" long by 3 1/2" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1700 item #1073086
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An extraordinarily double sided bronze effigy tumi. A typical tumi would normally have a single final atop. This is a very rare double sided male/female effigy. Fully clothed male with headdress on one side and a naked female with broad necklace on the other. Measures 8.76 cm. Very Fine to Choice Condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre AD 1000 item #1192615
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$2,850.00
Handsome Guangala figure. Standing as if he was offering himself with hands and arms to his side. Very nice handling of the incised body motif. Burnished surface. Restored. Whistle is non functional. Measures 26cm. Salinas, Ecuador. 500 BC - 500 AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1068808 (stock #BB-JM111)
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$925.00
Fine and rare roller pin type sello. Deeply impressed geometric designs. The function of Pre-Columbian seals has long been a matter of debate. They were not used to stamp clay like Near Eastern seals. The lack of evidence in the archaeological record led various researchers to suggest that these seals could have been used for body painting, decorating ceramics, bark or textiles, or sculpting sand...
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1232080
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$1,125.00
A charming trio of small Bahia-type solid standing figurines. Each are sweet and unique. The first wears an elaborate ear and nose ornaments. Applied decorative elements and nice physical features. Completely intact and in Choice condition. The second has a fulsome nose with coffee bean eyes. Wears elaborate ear and nose ornaments. Applied decorative elements and strong physical features. Minor losses in good condition. The third has an unique Elongated headdress...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1071580
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This outstanding double figural vessel, illustrates an erotic scene that may have served ritual purposes and not common in Ecuadorian archaeology. Probably made as a votive offering. Shows traces of post-fired paint. Northern Manabi region, Ecuador. 500BC-500AD. Measures over 8" in height by 10" in length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1080373
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$3,850.00
A well preserved pair of Inca leather sandals and braid of hair. This child's sandals and hair are from a mummified bundle that appear to represent an Inca Capacocha, a highly honorable sacrificial rite involving children in respect to the Sun and other deities...
All Items : Antiques : Pre 1492 item #1067479
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Ultra Rare and Choice stones. Isla de la Plata site Q7A1-??? Group Similar examples are shown in very limited published works. "Archaeological Investigations on the Island of La Plata, Ecuador" by George A. Dorsey. "Ecuador" by Betty J. Meggars pg.88.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1066912 (stock #BB-JM103)
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$8,750.00
Elegant naturalistic Chone style Jamacoaque figurine. This individual sits on his buttocks, knees bent in front. He holds a round poporo (lime pot) in one hand and a spatula in the other. He wears a cloak over his chest and a long headdress on his head. The graceful flaps behind the ears of the figure on this vessel may refer to bird-men. Meticulously applied appliquéd over his apparels. He also wears earrings, nose ring and chin piece...
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 : 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 1492 item #1193972
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$8,200.00
A Handsome standing male incensario...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1067980 (stock #BB-JM107)
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$825.00
Beautifully artistic flat round seal. Choice condition. Manabi, Ecuador. 500BC - 500AD. Very large. Measures over 3 1/2" in Dia.