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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1199580 (stock #VC 217)
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$2,500
A Vera Cruz standing figure, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

Absolutely stunning Vera Cruz figure attached to an offering bowl. He has a huge pectoral and a fantastic "serpent" mask, with snakes coming from his headdress and running down to his nosering. He wears large bracelets and earspools. VERY complex piece. 10-3/4" tall by 9" deep by 9" across. Still has some white stucco remains...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1227526 (stock #JAL 108)
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$2,500
A fantastic Jalisco "Hunchback" figure, Ca. 300 B.C. - 200 A.D.

This Jalisco hunchback has wonderful detail, wearing earspools and a headpiece that has a device at the front. There is ritual scarification shown on both arms. He has an exposed "spine" and there is a carrying pouch over his shoulder. (These figures are sometimes known as "runners")This is a fine example...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1227530 (stock #Maya 410)
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$2,100
A Maya footed short/wide cylinder from the Ulua Valley of Honduras, Ca. 600-900 A.D.

This cylinder measures 6" wide by 4 3/4" tall. It features two different shaman figures in elaborate ceremonial dress, each wearing a large backrack and extending a ceremonial staff. One figure is shown wearing a stylized Jaguar headdress, while the other wears one showing a bird form...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1232895 (stock #CR 223)
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A very fine Costa Rican Metate, Ca. 800 - 1200 A.D.

This Jaguar metate would have been used for grinding drugs, medicines, etc. Beautiful Jaguar head. Carved designs down both sides. 9" long by 5" wide by 3" tall...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1233128 (stock #VC 219)
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$2,100
A large standing Vera Cruz Warrior, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This large Vera Cruz warrior wears a belt, chest device and necklace or pectoral. He has large earspools and a complex headdress. There are Bitumen remains around the mouth. There are several rattles inside the piece. Imposing piece at 15-1/2" tall. Ex. Art for Eternity...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1238975 (stock #VC 210)
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$7,500
A phenomenal Vera Cruz pottery figure, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This wonderful figure sits with his arms resting on his raised knees, wearing a headdress with lappets, a cylindrical plume, decorated arm and leg bands, three pendant necklace and large loincloth. Beautifully sculpted facial features, with mouth slightly open, showing upper teeth and high cheek bones. Bitumen highlights on the upper lip, brim of headdress and loincloth...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1242770 (stock #Maya 369)
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$165
A Maya Poison or paint pot, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This elongated little pot has two holes at the top, and was possibly used as a paint pot. Appears to have some cinnabar remains. 3-1/2" long...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1244484 (stock #VC 228)
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$1,600
Beautiful standing Vera Cruz Sonriente figure, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This beautiful Sonriente or "Smiling" figure is wearing a necklace with a large bell pendant, long loincloth, headdress, ear ornaments and has ceremonially filed front teeth. Comes on custom stand. 11" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1246122 (stock #Maya 465)
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$395
Rare Maya small poison bottle, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This rare example of the Maya poison bottle has what appears to be the "feathered serpent" shown on both sides. There are two raised bands on both opposing sides. Some cinnabar remains. 2" by 2". Ex. Texas Auction....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1246124 (stock #Maya 466)
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A Maya Poison bottle/pot, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This small Maya poison pot is shaped like a gourd with 8 raised points. Beautifully shaped and a rare find. 2-3/4" by 1-3/4". Ex. Texas Auction....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1492 item #1246125 (stock #AA 503)
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Tairona Serpent Jar, Ca. 800 - 1400 A.D.

This wonderful little jar has a snake curled around the base with the head of the snake sticking out from the side. There are engraved geometric symbols carved around the outside. Really fine piece. 3" by 2". Ex. South Carolina collection. ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1247160 (stock #VC 229)
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$3,750
Wonderful Vera Cruz "Old God" figure, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This sitting "Old God" figure has beautiful details and has great "presence". He wears a loincloth, pectoral, earspools and arm bracelets. 10" tall....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1247560 (stock #Maya 467)
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$625
A Maya poison bottle, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This wonderful Maya poison bottle has God L and God K facing each other with glyphs between. The engraving is on both sides and is deep and crisp. Cinnabar remains. 3" by 2-3/4". Ex. New York collection....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1250265 (stock #VC 230)
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$3,500
A large and impressive Vera Cruz Shaman figure, Ca. 550-700 A.D.

This imposing figure stands 14" tall and most likely depicts a Shaman. He wears an elaborate multi-layered headdress, earspools, and a necklace depicting beads and small pendants. The face is finely molded, giving a very life-like expression, with remains of original chapapote (bitumen) painted decoration. Fine detailing in the clothing, including sandals on his feet. The hind "leg", which helps support the figure was also used a...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1252762 (stock #Maya 203)
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$3,000
Maya cylinder with figures holding fans with birds on the fans, Ca. 600 - 900 A.D.

This gorgeous cylinder has three figures, each holding a fan with a bird perched on the fan. The bird probably represents an underworld creature. Intact, with vibrant colors. Beautiful. 6" by 6". Ex. Arte Xibalba...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1255897 (stock #JAL 120)
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$1,100
A beautiful Jalisco kneeling lady, Ca. 200 B.C. - 300 A.D.

Gorgeous Jalisco figure of a kneeling lady, with beautiful finish and nice deposits. 8" tall. Ex. Arte Primitivo....

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1262300 (stock #AA 519)
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$375
A fantastic Northwest Coast basket, Ca. 1910 A.D.

Gorgeous basket, with fine weaving and great color inside and out. Ex. Atlanta auction company. 9" across by 5-1/2" tall....