Galeria ConTici Pre-Columbian Ancient Artifacts
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1067965 (stock #BB-CR103)
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$1,875.00
Handsome whistling vessel that stands on three tear-shaped legs, manioc tubers or perhaps sweet potatoes, bridge handle on top in the form of an extended monkey. Geometric markings decorate the vessel's legs. The cream colored terracotta item whistles through the spout. It is in excellent shape with minor restoration to the legs. Chorrera, Ecuador. 1000-500BC. Over 7" in height.
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 : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1070006
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$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 AD 1000 item #1092126
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$18,500.00
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 : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1195952
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$1,245.00
A superb Frog vessel from the Late Formative period of Ecuador. Well made highly polished vessel with two very mystical frogs projecting on both ends. Choice condition. Measures 7" (17.78cm) across by 5.5" (13.97cm) tall.
Guayas Basin, Ecuador 1800-300 BC.
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 : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067940
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$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 : Pre AD 1000 item #1193999
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$4,250.00
An Excellent Chorrera supine effigy vessel with Cerro Narrio style modeling. Commonly named "belly bowl" as having a collared rim central opening. Head, arms and mammiform legs are punched out from interior. Burnished. Completely intact with no repairs. Choice condition. Measures a large 21,59 cm/8.5". Resbalón - Manabi, Ecuador. Very rare and desirable piece.
Ref. Ancient Ecuador. Culture, Clay and Creativity 3000-300 B.C.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1069091
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An excellent Moche lord stone tumi with suspension hole. Deeply incised carving with nice patina. Might have been used as a pendant. Fine condition. Loma Negra region, Peru. 100-300 AD. Measures 5"
All Items : Traditional Collectibles : Books : References : Pre 1492 item #1084034
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$32.00
Arqueologia de la Antigua Provincia de Manabi by Dr. Jorge G. Marcus. Published from El Museo del Banco Central del Ecuador - Manta. 51pg. Bilingual, Spanish/English. Out of Print. New
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 : 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 : Pre 1492 item #1081230
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$3,250.00
A lovely set of three hand crafted bronze Inca Tupus. Sets of two tupus (normally sized around 6" in height) are rarely seen at one time as only one is usually produced for an individual. Here, a set of three large pieces are being offered. Each measures over 10"/25.4 cm. In Fine condition. Peru 16th to 17th century. Handsomely displayed in a 12" sq. shadow box.
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 : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1197271
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$1,545.00
Finely made Valdivian Ceremonial Stone Hacha. Symmetric and high polished green stone. Custom display stand. Measures 6.25" (16.87cm) tall. 7" (17.78cm) mounted. Choice condition. Ecuador 4400-1450 B.C.
Perfectly sized for office desk.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1492 item #1210548
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$3,850.00
A nicely made Manteño Incensario. Standing on a pedestal wearing a wide 6.75" dia. brim hat and large earplugs. Excellent facial features. Used for ceremonial purposes. Brown coloring shows that this piece was subjected in a more controlled firing. Most Manteño artifacts are black in color due to it's lack of oxygen. Intentionally broken during rituals. Re-assembled and painted over break lines. Measures 15.5". Manabi, Ecuador 700-1550AD. Impressive piece.
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 : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1067477
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Most rare and sort after serpentine stone mortar in form of a parrot. Beautifully orchestrated in form. Excellent craftsmanship of the Valdivia/Chorrera Culture 3800B.C/300B.C. Measures 9" in Length. Fine condition.