All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1369522 (stock #2215)
This is a Pre-Columbian COSTA RICAN Terracotta Polychrome Anthropomorphic VESSEL, c 300 - 900 A.D. It measures about 5 1/2" X 5 1/4" X 5 3/4" ( 14.0 cm X 13.4 cm X 14.7 cm ).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1369406 (stock #2210)
This is a Pre-Columbian COSTA RICAN Terracotta Polychrome TRIPOD Vessel, c 300 - 900 A.D. It measures about 7 1/2" X 7 1/2" X 4 1/4" ( 19.1 cm X 19.1 cm X 10.8 cm ). The vessel depicts anthropomorphic and zoomorphic figures.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1368871 (stock #2209)
This is a Rare Pre-Columbian MOCHE Blackware Carved STIRRUP Spout Vessel from Peru, c 100 - 800. It measures about 6 1/4" X 6" X 8 3/4" ( 15.9 cm X 15.3 cm X 22.3 cm ). The vessel depicts Ai Apec.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1368617 (stock #CH2019)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A fine Chimu snuff or lime container from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This lovely zoomorphic example is 2-1/4” high and depicts an Andean Spectacled Bear. Highly burnished, intact suspension loops, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1368616 (stock #CH2016)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A nice Chimu phytomorphic bottle from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 6” high and depicts a lúcuma. This fruit was highly prized and cultivated by ancient Andean cultures and is still widely used in the production of desserts and baked goods. Intact, with heavy mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1368133 (stock #HU254)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A beautiful Nazca-Huari transitional shell-form vessel from Peru, ca. 700 – 800 AD. It is 6-3/4” long and is decorated with a Radiating or Flying Eye design painted over the cream slip in the Atarco style. Small bar elements surround the large spout.

Cf. Proulx “Sourcebook of Nasca Iconography”, page 111.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1368132 (stock #MO1905)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A fine Moche IV molded bottle from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. This lovely zoomorphic vessel is 8-1/2” high and features four lizards atop the chamber. They are molded in relief, connected at the tips of the tails and set off with kaolin pigment. The flared base is decorated with a band of traditional wave designs. Nice example with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1367879 (stock #NA137)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A beautiful Narino polychrome olla from Colombia, ca. 850 – 1500. This lovely example from the Capuli cultural complex is 4-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a complex five-prong star design, most likely representative of Venus. Intact, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits and root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1367136 (stock #MS)
Culture: Maya Origin: Mexico/Central America/ Ca. 400-850A.D. Size: 7” in diameter by 3” in height Description: A simple and appealing Maya bowl. The base clay is a soft tan/brown with exterior design elements in tangerine and dark brown. The interior is undecorated. The bowl has matching painted motifs…one on each side. The design comprises an orange serrated figure (possibly a flower) centered in a wide brown circle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1367133 (stock #MCB)
Culture: Maya Origin: Mexico/Central America/ Ca. 400-850A.D. Size: 5 1/2’ in diameter by 2” in height Description: A compact Maya bowl comprised of a light tan base clay. The exterior is ornamented with two slightly raised avian motifs with obvious remnants of the red pigment with which it was originally covered. The interior has a heavy coating of cinnabar. The bowl may have been used as a cinnabar receptacle for painting the faces of the nobles and rulers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1367062 (stock #CH2013)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A marvelous Chimu orangeware bottle from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 6-1/2” high and depicts a funeral scene. The trio represents an individual being led into the tomb to commence the journey through the Afterlife. The group is encircled by crisply molded birds. The highly burnished orange slip shows good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1366830 (stock #CH515)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A lovely Chimu-Inca phytomorphic vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 - 1450 AD. This fine example is 7" long and depicts a pepino, a sweet melon-like fruit of great importance to ancient Andean people. The upper half of the chamber is highly burnished, the lower half is matte. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits. Comes with ring base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1366828 (stock #MA1821)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A charming Maya tripod jar from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This lovely polychrome vessel is 4-1/8” in diameter, 3-1/2” high and is decorated with diamond shaped woven mat panels, arranged in a snake skin pattern. In perfect condition, with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1366767
A large Vicus Stirrup Vessel, c. 100 BC - 300 AD.

The vessel very substantial with two spouts and a compressed discus shape with red glaze.

Vicus culture was an important early culture in Peru about 2,000 years ago, with an archeological site in northern Peru discovered in 1961. They were known for there work in ceramics as they used the native clay and local dyes to produce realistic representation of animals who were revered for their religious significance...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1366374
A rare pottery Jug with handle in red terracotta with the spout moulded as a human face and with eyes and brows drawn in black and cream. The arms on the belly drawn as well, all on a red glazed ground. Costa Rica, pre 15th. century

Size: ca. 12 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, hairline repair to handle, othervise in perfect condition with preserved glaze. A very attractive vessel!

Ex. Professor Dr. Günther Marschall, Hamburg (1913 - 1997)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1366373
A rare pottery Jug in red terracotta with the spout moulded as a human face and with eyes and brows drawn in black and cream. The arms on the belly drawn as well, all on a red glazed ground. Costa Rica, pre 15th. century

Size: ca. 12 cm. tall.

Condition: Superb, nothing to remark, no repairs. A very attractive vessel!

Ex. Professor Dr. Günther Marschall, Hamburg (1913 - 1997)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1366358 (stock #MPDH)
This superb ceramic vessel is a Moche Phase111 (roughly 400 - 600 A.D.) depicting a death's head. The lifeless, sunken eyes, extruded teeth with receded gums, and hairless head depict a deceased offering or prisoner, or perhaps a mummified body exposed from the wrappings. Whichever the interpretation, this is an excellent artifact from the Moche of Northwestern Peru showing how obsessed they were with death and human sacrifice...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1366349
A very rare and large Jaguar Shaman effigy pottery vessel. Guanacaste-Nicoya culture

Tripod polychrome vase on conical supports with modeled Jaguar-head. Guanacaste, 1000 - 1500 A.D.

The vessel comes with a TL-analysis from the Ralf Kotalla Lab, price around $300 for the report alone (see pictures).

Size: 26,5 cm. tall and massive!

Condition: Superb, intact with finely preserved pigments.

Ex. Professor Dr...