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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1297400 (stock #NF2)
The Genius Of Man
$1,200.00
A finely crafted seated Nicoya effigy from Costa Rica dating Ca. 500 A.D.-800A.D. The seated figure is 8" in height and is painted in beautiful polychrome colors of orange and black over a cream colored base. There is minor loss of glaze in a few areas which does not detract from the visual impact.It has numerous mineral deposits attesting to its great age. It is in as found condition with no restoration, breakage, or overpaint. The figure is wearing a hat, ear spools, and a robe with geometric motifs. It has a strong visual impact and would be welcome in any fine collection of the best.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1297398 (stock #NSF)
The Genius Of Man
$1,200.00
This Nicoya piece is exceptional in all ways. The standing female is from Costa Rica and dates Ca. 500-800 A.D. She is of the Nicoya-Galo style and shows strong Maya influence. She is resist decorated with Guanacaste-Nicoya colors of yellow, red, orange, cream, maroon, and black. She stands 8" in height and is highly decorated with geometric motifs and is wearing ear spools and a cap. Pieces of this quality are becoming quite rare.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1296739 (stock #IC)
The Genius Of Man
$425.00
A black stone Inca canopa from Peru (Ca. 1450 A.D. 1534 A.D.) in the form of a llama measuring 3" in height by 3" in length. A very nice example.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1296390 (stock #KA)
The Genius Of Man
SOLD
An impressive heavy white stone ceremonial axe from Lewis County Kentucky...Ca. 1000 A.D...measuring 12" in length by 4" in height by 3" in width. Quite rare and beautifully hewn and polished.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1296310 (stock #VS)
The Genius Of Man
$425.00
A very fine ceramic Veracruz bust of a shaman dating Ca.300B.C.-300A.D. The piece has the original black bitumen coloration outlining the mouth, eyes, eyebrows, and a section of the headpiece as well as the teeth. It is decorated with large ear spools and an ornate head piece. Some minor losses due to erosion. A truly striking ceramic creation measuring a full 9" in height by 6" in depth.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1279101 (stock #LMM)
The Genius Of Man
$525.00
A large hollow molded pottery Maya maiden from Mexico dating Ca.100-860A.D. She stands a full 8 1/2" in height by 6 1/2" in width.She is wearing a bow shaped head piece with extensions on each side as well as ear spools and a necklace. She is bare breasted with her hands resting in her lap and a serene countenance on her face. An excellent large specimen of the type. One very small piece of her upper right hand head piece has been reattached. Many dendrites attest to her great age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1279085 (stock #OC)
The Genius Of Man
$245.00
A large flaked obsidian blank from Mexico (Ca. 100A.D. -850A.D.) measuring 3 3/4" in height by 3" at the widest diameter.The blades were deftly flaked off the core and then used as blood letting devices or sometimes mounted on weapons to make them even more deadly in battle.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1278861 (stock #OAH)
The Genius Of Man
SOLD
A beautifully flaked obsidian blade from Mexico (Ca. 100-850 A.D.) measuring 5" in length by 4" at the widest point. The superb condition of the blade with no breakage or damage indicates this piece was used for ceremonial purposes. An unusual find!!
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1278710 (stock #MIJ)
The Genius Of Man
$145.00
A small elegant redware jar measuring 3" in height by 6" at the widest diameter dating Ca.100-850 A.D. The lower section is rounded with a small circular base and the upper section gently flares out and is indented to create eleven raised quadangular geometric elements. Numerous dendrites attest to its great age. An unusual and beautiful example
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1275244 (stock #MOJ)
The Genius Of Man
$175.00
A carefully hand molded Maya pale orange jar from Mexico dating Ca.100A.D -850A.D. It measures 3" in height by 3 1/2" in diameter. The lower area is rounded and it gently flares out to the rim area. Totally intact with no restoration. Beautifully balanced.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272101 (stock #MNB)
The Genius Of Man
$650.00
Although this bowl has moderate professional restoration (reflected in the price) it is a Classic example of the Mimbres variety known as "negative" since the black paint far exceeds the white slipped background. The bowl is from Southern New Mexico and is legal for private ownership under all current Federal and State laws. The bowl is 4" in height by 10 1/2" in diameter and dates Ca. 1000 - 1250A.D. The slip is a pale gray and the design elements are charcoal black. The geometric designs include fine-line work, quadrangles, triangles, and wavy "lightning" elements as well as wide white stripes. It is a fine example of the type for a very fair price.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1272083 (stock #LMB)
The Genius Of Man
$750.00
A Fine example of a Classic Mimbres bowl from Southern New Mexico dating Ca. 1000 -1250 A.D. The bowl measures 5 1/2" in height by a full 12" in diameter. The slip is pure white and the design elements are charcoal black. Various geometric elements include fine line artwork,large quadangular elements encasing triangles and a stylized macaw on one side. There are also lightning bolts and other odd and interesting touches. The bowl has moderate professional restoration in the white area toward the center. A great bowl for the price! The bowl is legal for private ownership under all current State and Federal laws.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272044 (stock #CGBJ)
The Genius Of Man
$350.00
A highly burnished blackware bowl and a matching blackware jar from Casas Grandes Northern Mexico Ca. 1250 - 1450 A.D. The bowl measures 4" in height by 7 1/2" in diameter. The small jug measures 5" in height by 6" at the widest diameter. Both are excellent examples of the type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272040 (stock #CGI)
The Genius Of Man
$275.00
An intact double hadled redware jar from Northern Mexico dating Ca. 1250 - 1450A.D. The jar measures 5" in height by 6" at the widest diameter. It is nicely burnished and has a double row of deeply incised chevron shaped decoration circling the upper section of the piece.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1272032 (stock #VAJ)
The Genius Of Man
$395.00
An exceptional Villa Ahumada jar from Northern Mexico Ca. 1250 -1450 A.D. It measures 6" in height by 6" at the widest diameter. The base slip color is a deep amber and the design elements are executed in red and black. Eight rows of stylized interlocked macaws circle the entire jar. It is a beautiful example and totally intact.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271904 (stock #MC)
The Genius Of Man
$125.00
An elegant and simple cylindrical Maya cup measuring 3 1/2" in height by 3 3/4" in diameter. The piece is unpainted but nicely burnished. Other than one miniscule chip to the rim the jar is intact and as found. It dates Ca. 100-850 A.D.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271902 (stock #MN2)
The Genius Of Man
$350.00
A beautifully cast terra-cotta head and torso of a Maya noble or deity measuring 7" in height by 4" in width mounted on a museum quality metal stand. The artifact comes from Mexico and dates Ca. 100 - 850A.D. He is wearing an ornate head piece with a small eroded area from ancient times on the right side of the headpiece. He is sporting ear spools, a large nose ornamentation on his projecting nose. He has a wide flat forehead with almond shaped eyes and retains strong traces of the original red pigment. He exudes power and strength and would be a force to be reckoned with.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1271900 (stock #MD1)
The Genius Of Man
$325.00
A striking Maya head and torso fragment measuring 5" in height by 3 1/2" in width from Mexico dating Ca. 100-850 A.D. The nobleman (deity?) is mounted on a museum quality metal stand and stands 7" when mounted. The figure is a pale terra-cotta in color with a rounded head piece, ear spools, nose ornamentation, and tatooing or ritual scarification on the arms. He has graceful elongated oval eyes with heavy brows. A fine addition to any collection!