Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
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 : 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 1492 item #1067477
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$38,500.00
Most rare and sort after serpentine stone mortar in form of a parrot. Beautifully orchestrated in form. Excellent craftsmanship of the Valdivia Culture 3800B.C/1600B.C. Measures 9" in Length. Fine condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1195268
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$1,835.00
A charming standing Jamacoaque adolescent. Adorned with traditional earrings, nose ring and necklace. She wears a heavily designed skirt and matching shoulder tattoos. Remnants of pale green pigment are still present on surface. Restored. Measuring 6.75" (17.14cm) in height.
Manabi region, Ecuador. 500BC/500AD.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Implements : Pre 1700 item #1078551
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$875.00
Beautiful and ornate piece of art. An Inca tupu pin in silver worn by a higher status noblewomen. Used to fasten cloaks worn around their shoulders and also served as Andean jewelry. Each unique with intricate scroll work. Measures 15.88 cm. Excellent condition. Peru 16th to 17th century.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1074626 (stock #BB-TT105)
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Very large fragmentary figure of a male Head & Torso. Masterfully made hollow grayware pottery capturing this boys innocence. Red surface pigment remain throughout. Northern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 600-200 A.D. Measures over 12" tall. Nice Condition.
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 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 #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 1492 item #1074610
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$1,550.00
Very desirable jaguar head. Large fragment of a jaguar-man figure. Typical high ash deposit clay. Modeled with finely placed applique. Though a fragment, it displays beautifully. Northern Esmeraldas region, Ecuador. 300 B.C.-300 A.D. Measures just under 6".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067473
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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 : Pre 1492 item #1232241
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$3,825.00
An extraordinary pair of choice Inca Royal ear spools. Silver plated, straight style plug. Continuous scroll work of the eternity symbol on outer parameter. Hunter/warrior with animal repousse motifs hammered on face. Excellent overall patina. Peru, AD 1400-1532. Measures 8,57cm in diameter. Outstanding set.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1492 item #1084037
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$32.00
Esmeraldas. Publish from El Banco Central Del Ecuador - Museo. 47pg. Out of Print. New
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1232613
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$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 : 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 : 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 : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067973 (stock #BB-JM109)
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$1,250.00
Choice condition. 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...