All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1427079 (stock #CR896)
Arte Xibalba
$135.00
A group of four miniature vessels from Costa Rica, ca. 500 – 1500 BC. They range from 1-5/8” to 2-1/2” in diameter and consist of different types including a La Selva tripod and a cute frog effigy jar. All are intact and show good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Baskets : Pre 1910 item #1426839
Spoils of Time
$325.00
A small, finely woven covered basket with woven decoration. Probably Tlingit People, Northwest Coastal North America. Good condition. Diameter, about 5 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1426799 (stock #MST)
The group was found together in a small cache about two foot below the surface in the corner of a Classic Mimbres Phase room. They date from Ca. 1000 A.D. - 1250 A. D. THE LARGE DARK GREEN AXE is fully and deeply grooved and the entire piece was polished to remove any rough exterior surface areas. It measures 4 1/2” in length by 3 1/2” in width by 1 1/4” in thickness. The blade shows minor signs of wear from ancient usage...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1426768 (stock #EC167)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A large Manteno figural vessel from Ecuador, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This choice blackware example is 9” high and features a beautifully detailed head emanating from the upper chamber. The conical headdress is etched into the broad rim using a technique alternating burnished and matte areas. Intact, nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.

Cf. Valdez “Amerindian Signs”, page 177.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1426653 (stock #MO1143)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A lovely Moche florero from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This finely made vessel is 6” high, 7-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with intricate geometric designs covering the widely flared interior. The exterior is completely painted with circular designs in a negative manner. Strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1426652 (stock #MA1755)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
An excellent Maya censer (incense burner) from the Pacific slope region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 800 AD. This fine ceremonial vessel is 9” long and has a handle sculpted in the form of a nicely detailed monkey holding the bowl. He is adorned with large ear spools and a ceremonial bib. Intact, with strong mineral deposits, signs of usage and just a minor repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1426191 (stock #EB5)
The Genius Of Man
$4,900.00
This outstanding Mimbres bowl is exceptional in all aspects. It measures a full 12" in diameter and was created Ca. 1000 - 1250 A.D. in Southern New Mexico. The bowl has a pure white slip with perfect balanced black geometric elements framing a large circular center. The arrangement of the black elements makes the bowl “pop” visually...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1426189 (stock #CR846)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A beautiful Nicoya figure from Costa Rica, ca. 800 – 1200 AD. This lovely Mora Polychrome example is 7” high and depicts a seated female with hands resting on her hips. She is wearing a mesh shirt and matching headdress and is adorned with a painted necklace, large ear ornaments and facial décor. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1426183 (stock #CR883)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
A lovely Nicoya polychrome vessel from Costa Rica, ca. 800 – 1500 AD. This fine loop-handled vessel is 3-1/2” in diameter, 3-3/4” high and represents a turtle, with head and appendages appliquéd to the chamber. Intact, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1426182 (stock #CY524)
Arte Xibalba
$50.00
A cute Chancay bird from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This adorable fragment is 2-3/8” long, has nice paint and strong mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1426180 (stock #EGSB)
The Genius Of Man
$4,000.00
This outstanding Mimbres bowl measures a full 11 1/2” in diameter and further defines the unparalled ceramic art created in Southern New Mexico dating Ca. 1000 - 1250 A.D. The bowl has a light gray slip with extravagant profuse abstract boldly designed decorative elements...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1426073 (stock #MI80)
Arte Xibalba
$135.00
A lovely Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This 2-1/2” high seated male is superbly detailed with extensive jewelry and holding an object in his right hand. He is adorned with a fancy, ornament-studded headdress, necklace, ear and nose ornaments, bracelets, as well as a long sash across his chest. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1426039 (stock #ERB2)
The Genius Of Man
$1,600.00
A prime example of Mimbres ceramic art from Southern New Mexico dating Ca. 1000 - 1250 A.D. This fine bowl measures 9 1/2” in diameter and displays a number of Mimbres geometric designs including enclosed vertical fine lines enclosed within hanging triangles, hanging black triangles outlined with white, and four rows of wide brown lines bisecting the bowl, The two large opposing ornate figures may represent the stylized tails of two fish or birds in flight...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1426035 (stock #ER1)
The Genius Of Man
$1,800.00
A visually stunning work of Mimbres ceramic art from Southern New Mexico dating Ca. 1000 - 1250 A.D. This fine bowl measures 8” in diameter and combines a plethora of Mimbres geometric designs including enclosed vertical and horizontal fine line perfectly drawn elements, narrow zig-zagged stepped panels, solid and hatched hanging triangles, and narrow slanted quadrangles...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1426013 (stock #Misc206)
very nice old beaded choker/armband in good condition. measures 2.25 x 13.5 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1425721 (stock #LS202008)
Ancient Artifacts
$100,000.00
This is an extremely rare unique Olmec quartz engraved plaque. I have only seen a handful of authentic Olmec quartz pieces in my 40 years of collecting. I have two others listed on this site. I have never seen another Olmec quartz plaque. This piece is highly transparent, water clear and dates 1200-600BC. It is made from a large rare thin 'Tabby' crystal with notches on the side. It was engraved and then ground. It is 3.75 inches square by 1/8"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1425334 (stock #40F42-LP1585)
A large-size Native American pottery olla from Acoma pueblo, Zuni tribe, New Mexico. The pot is hand-coiled and shard fired and painted in red and black on white with encircling bands of stylized figures of deer and roadrunners. Circa 1910-1915. Size: 19.5 inches ht. x 16.5 inches in diameter. Very good condition with no chips, cracks or repairs. Name of the original owner written in light pencil on the inside of the rim. Rare to find an olla of this large a size and in such wonderful condition...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1424885 (stock #NZ721)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
A choice Nazca bowl from Peru, ca. 500 – 600 AD. It is 5-3/4” in diameter and features a star design with an unusual central dot, which turns it into a phytomorphic motif. One interpretation of the motif is that it represents a bisected San Pedro cactus, highly prized for its hallucinogenic properties. The walls of the bowl are decorated with alternating black and white linear décor, perhaps representing the spines of the cactus...