Minerva Gallery
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257635
Minerva Gallery
$300.00
Pre-columbian Mateño beads from Ecuador, ca. 1000-1500 A.D. Each carved with different designs including animals and geometric patterns. A very nice collection.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257544
Minerva Gallery
Price on Request
Rare Olmecoid Alabaster Figure from Guerrero, Mexico, ca. 400 B.C. Nicely carved with down turned mouth and typical Olmec features. Arm down its side meeting at his midsection. A superb example!

Measurements: 8-1/2" in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257524
Minerva Gallery
$450.00
Nayarit Drummer Figure from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C.-250 A.D. In a seated position with his hands resting on the drums between his legs. Very nicely painted with strong color still visible. A very nice example!

Measurement: 5-9/16" in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257447
Minerva Gallery
$2,850.00
Pair of Chancay/Huacho Figures from Peru, ca. 800-1200 A.D. A matched pair of hollow pottery standing male and female figures having reddish/black painted faces and body details. Male is depicted with a three point crown and the female with a headband, both with painted details. Relief facial features.

Measurements: Female: 12-1/16" in height, Male: 12-3/4" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257445
Minerva Gallery
$950.00
Large Jamacoaque Figure from Ecuador, ca. 500 A.D. A robust female figure, standing with arms akimbo and wearing wristlets, necklace, earrings, and nosering. Typical elongated head, painted in pastel green. Rare size!

Measurements: 11-3/8" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257443
Minerva Gallery
$15,000.00
Pre-columbian Olmec Stone Maskette from Mexico, ca. 1000-400 B.C. Carved in a serpentine stone and depicting a stylized face with an open-mouth and teeth showing. Perforated ears and two perforated holes at the side of the top portion of the mask for suspension.

Measurements: 5.5" in height x 4.33" in width. (14 cm x 11 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1257442
Minerva Gallery
$7,000.00
Moche Mosaic Earplugs from Peru, ca. 200-700 A.D. Large ear ornaments with circular frontals and long tubular shafts in back, which counterbalanced the weight of the frontals, were common personal adornments of prominent individuals on Peru's North Coast for at least a millennium. They were a symbol of wealth and power. Made from Shell, Turquoise, Sodalite and gypsum. Depicting a warrior figure holding a Tumi knife in one hand and a trophy head in the other.

Measurements: 3.54" in diameter. (9 cm in diameter.)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1257441
Minerva Gallery
Price on Request
Important Maya Fossilized K'inich Ahau Mask from Campeche - Mexico, ca. 600-900 A.D. Carved from a large piece of fossilized bone in the form of the god G. K'inich Ahau was the sun god also known as god G in the Maya codices. This particular mask is unique in many reasons and one is that it is probably the only known example to be carved in this material for this particular character. A comparable example is the Rio Azul mask which is carved in fuschite and housed in the collection of Barber Mueller. A very rare object and a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire such a fantastic mask.

Measurements: 7.08 inches in height x 5.90" in width. (18 cm x 15 cm)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257246
Minerva Gallery
$675.00
Pre-columbian Chimu Corn god Vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. Rare orangware type with a seated Maiz god surrounded by maiz ears and holding a Tumbo Plant Vine. The box form of this vessel serves as a throne or platform. In most of the highly developed cultures of the New World, maize was the most important plant, as a status symbol, if not always as the primary staple.

Measurements: 6-1/2" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257245
Minerva Gallery
$500.00
Pre-columbian Moche Portrait Head Vessel from Peru, ca. 200-500 A.D. A nicely painted bottle of a Coca chewer identified by the small bulge in hiS left cheek. A small but nice example!

Measurements: 5" in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257244
Minerva Gallery
$395.00
Pre-columbian Mezcala Earspools from West Mexico, ca. 400 B.C. Both carved from a speckled green stone.

Measurements: 1-5/8" diameter each.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257243
Minerva Gallery
$600.00
Costa Rican Stone Avian Mace head, ca. 1000-1400 A.D. Nicely carved from a white stone with the head of a bird. Displayed on a custom stand. Costa Rican Stone Avian Mace head, ca. 1000-1400 A.D. Nicely carved from a white stone with the head of a bird. Displayed on a custom stand. Measurements: 2-5/8" in Diameter x 2" in height.

Measurements: 2-5/8" in Diameter x 2" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1257242
Minerva Gallery
$900.00
Pre-columbian Mateño beads from Ecuador, ca. 1000-1500 A.D.Each carved with different designs including animals and geometric patterns. A very nice collection at a low price.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257220
Minerva Gallery
$600.00
Mezcala Stone Figure from West Mexico, ca. 400 B.C. A dark black-green stone standing figure with stylized facial figures, holding his hands to his stomach, squared shoulders and defined buttocks. Stand not included. Measurements: 3-5/8" in height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1257218
Minerva Gallery
$600.00
Mezcala Stone Figure from West Mexico, ca. 400 B.C. Carved hardstone standing figure with a conical head, simple carved abstract facial features, arms held at sides. Head reattached with breakline visible, having some loss along the breakline. Stand not included.

Measurements: 3-7/8" in height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1256840
Minerva Gallery
$7,000.00
Massive Pre-columbian Chontal Mask from Mexico, ca. 300 BC-100 B.C. Of impressive size and volume with thick brow ridge, pierced eyes, long triangular-shaped nose, parted lips and rectangular ears to the sides. There is a carved rectangular design under the nose probably depicting a stone bar through the nasal septum or facial tattooing. Made of green stone, pierced at the top of the head.

Measurements- 7.08" in height x 6.29" in width.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1256763
Minerva Gallery
$950.00
Super Rare Chinesco head Fragment from West Mexico, ca. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D. This head is of the type from the Bolanos or Canyon Region of the skinny part of northern Jalisco State, between Nayarit and Zacatecas. There are very few examples and are less well-known than Lagunillas material is in general. Large head with racoope markings and several painted lines under the etes, chin, neck and head. A large and impressive example with custom stand.

Measurements: 8-1/4" in height x 6-1/16" in width.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1256761
Minerva Gallery
$750.00
Fine & Rare Pre-columbian Tlatilco Figure from Mexico, ca. 1200 B.C. - 500 B.C. Pregnant Pretty lady with head band and skirt. Nice example with custom stand.

Measurements: 4-3/4" in height.