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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1232061
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$1,250.00
An all black face of beauty. Superb and larger than average size pectoral facial mask from the Manteño culture of Ecuador. Wears the iconic ear and nose ornaments and displays high rank from the engraved motifs surrounding the face. Measures 4.75" - 6.25" with stand.
Integration period 700-1534 AD. Manabi, Ecuador.
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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1232614
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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 : 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 #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 #1067725 (stock #BB-TT103)
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$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 : 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 : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1235261
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$1,250.00
Portrayed in this rattling vessel, the Mayan Bat God called "Camazotz". Inhabited in Xibalba - the god of darkness, violence and sacrifice. Measures just under 7" in height. One leg reattached and small amounts of rim loss. Fine example. Mexico, 250 AD - 900AD.
Ex. Sotheby's.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1242949
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$7850.00
An extraordinary pair of Manteño Ceremonial Bone Daggers. The iconic look to this Manteño Jaguar represents power. She stands perched atop registers of zig-zag and horizontal patterns on the lower handle. The high elite, is heavily covered by incised tattoos throughout the face and body. Wears a decorative crown or helmet of high status. A great amount Guangala influence is evident. Both are superb and rare pieces. Incised deeply and made of heavy bone.
Manta, Ecuador 800-1540 AD...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067967 (stock #BB-GG103)
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$1,820.00
Hold - 6" x 2 -1/2" in Height.
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.
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : Pre 1492 item #1203943
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$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 : Pre 1700 item #1067914
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$6,425.00
This excellent example is incised in three gorgeous registers with the top portion being painted with images of 5 Jaguars, 5 Suns and 5 semi circles possibly representing Rainbows. A normal split has developed due to antiquity. Peru. Late 16th century. Measures 7 1/2" in height.
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 : 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 : 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 : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1197582
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$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 : 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