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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1372853
This powerful piece is a seated Vicus/Early Mochica shaman lord that dates circa 400-200 B.C., Early Intermediate Period. This piece is approximately 9 inches high, by 6.3 inches wide from elbow to elbow. This powerful looking piece is a seated shaman/lord that is seen with crossed legs and his hands resting on each knee. His elbows are also extended outwards, which adds to the regal visual impact of this rare Andean ceramic...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1372850 (stock #LA519)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A lovely Lambayeque (Sican) bottle from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. It is 6-1/4” high and depicts the primary deity Naymlap with tears streaming down his face, representing rain. He is flanked by a pair of attendants, typically identified as his children, peering out from the inside of ceremonial huts. A nicely detailed example with good mineral deposits.

Cf. Kauffman-Doig, "Empire of Mystery", page 135.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1372849 (stock #CL67)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A rare Calima figural vessel from Colombia, ca. 1000 BC – 1 AD. This choice Llama phase example is 6-1/2” high and depicts a squatting female elaborately adorned with incised designs representing clothing, jewelry and tattoos. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits on the burnished red slop.

Cf. Labbe “Shamans, Gods and Mythical Beasts”, Pages 45 & 101.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1372810 (stock #MABR)
First time offered for sale from a lifetime private collection. A grouping of 6 intact Mimbres/Mogollon arrowheads along with a long delicate bone awl dating from 1000 - 1250 A. D. They are flaked from various chert and flint materials and represent a wide range of shapes and colors. The awl is 4 3/4” in length...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1372803 (stock #HU146)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A large Huari kero from Peru, ca. 650 - 800 AD. This exceptional beaker is 6-1/4" high, 4-3/4" in diameter and is decorated with a band of nicely molded trophy heads, separated by intricate design panels. The fine orange slip is nicely burnished and has two painted bands with traditional designs encircling the rim and the center of the chamber. In perfect condition with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1372600 (stock #RC32)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A large Recuay canteen from Peru, ca. 200 – 500 AD. It is 9-1/2” high and is decorated on both sides with demonic heads, executed in black using the characteristic negative resist paint technique. Good mineral deposits and trails.

Museum deaccession.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1372356
The apparent Be-heading was a family affair. The King is holding son on his legs while the Queen is holding the Victim. Right arm of Queen is broken off, but the effects is still there. He measures approx 5 1/4 inches tall and she is approx 4 1/8 inch. The detail is great. More photos on request. Buyer pays S&H. Liquidating an Estate so price negotiable.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1372341 (stock #TTE)
ORIGIN: Central Mexico CULTURE: Teotihuacan AGE: Ca. 400 - 750 A.D. SIZE:1 3/4" in height by 1 1/2" in width DESCRIPTION: An amazingly realistic depiction of an elderly man or perhaps one of the many gods created by the culture. This piece is truly superb in all aspects. His mesmerizing countenance is sculpted of solid pottery. He radiates confidence and elegance with his deeply incised mouth with full lips and a long aqualine nose and high raised cheek bones...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1372337 (stock #PTH)
Origin: Ancient Central Mexico Culture: Teotihuacan Age: Ca.400 - 600 A.D. Size: 1 1/4" in height by 1" in width Description: A set of deftly sculpted solid pottery head fragments with carefully incised eyes and mouths.Their eyes seem to be staring at a distant object. One has a broad flat nose while the other has a beautiful aqualine nose making him particularly serene and elegant. Each has it's own special appeal. An unusual set exhibiting the talent and abilities of the ancients...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1372153 (stock #MA1750)
Arte Xibalba
$1,000.00
An enormous Maya tetrapod plate from Honduras, ca. 400 - 700 AD. This vividly painted plate is 12-1/4" in diameter and features a deer wearing a ceremonial feather rack on it's back in the center of the tondo. This central character is encircled with a complex geometric design band. The broadly flared rim is decorated with solar motifs, stylized figures and woven mat panels. The exterior is covered with large step-fret designs, even the underside is painted...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1372009 (stock #167c)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Hide, natural and dyed porcupine quills, glass seed beads, painted rawhide, cotton cloth, sinew, c.1890, 11" each Provenance: collected by Major Charles Beverly Ewing, a medical doctor in the U.S Army, 7th Cavalry who was also known as The Fighting Doctor Accounts Voices of Wounded Knew by Williams S. E. Coleman. Through the family be descent. Capt. Ewing tended the wounded on the day of the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek, dodging bullets in a light wagon when the fighting began...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1372008 (stock #167b)
Alan Kessler Gallery
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Hide, natural and dyed porcupine quills, glass seed beads, painted rawhide, cotton cloth, sinew, 18" overall, c.1890 Provenance: collected by Major Charles Beverly Ewing, a medical doctor in the U.S Army, 7th Cavalry who was also known as The Fighting Doctor Accounts Voices of Wounded Knew by Williams S. E. Coleman. Through the family be descent. Capt. Ewing tended the wounded on the day of the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek, dodging bullets in a light wagon when the fighting began...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1900 item #1372007 (stock #167a)
Alan Kessler Gallery
Price on Request
Hide, natural and dyed porcupine quills, glass seed beads, silk, dyed bone hair pipe beads, brass beads, mirror, c.1890, 32 1/2" overall length, Provenance: collected by Major Charles Beverly Ewing, a medical doctor in the U.S Army, 7th Cavalry who was also known as The Fighting Doctor Accounts Voices of Wounded Knew by Williams S. E. Coleman. Through the family be descent. Capt...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1371912 (stock #CH2022)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
An excellent Chimu or Lambayeque canteen from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This lovely blackware vessel is 7” high and is a ceramic version of a bottle gourd (Lagenaria siceraria). This rare example also mimics the large, stacked vessels used by chicha vendors in the markets. It is highly burnished, has intact suspension loops and shows strong mineral deposits and trails overall.

Cf. De Lavalle “Lambayeque”, page 92.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1371829 (stock #JA273)
Arte Xibalba
$160.00
An excellent Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 350 AD. This standing female is 7” tall and is posed with arms to her sides. She is elaborately adorned with incised clothing which retains white pigment in the grooves, as well as extensive jewelry, including multiple bracelets, necklace, headdress, ear and nose ornaments. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1371749 (stock #CO664)
Arte Xibalba
$2,500.00
A lovely Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This choice two-tone female is 12-3/4” high and is posed seated, with one hand held to the side of her face in a thoughtful gesture. She is attired with a long skirt and her elongated ears are pierced. In exceptional condition, with highly burnished slip and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Handiwork : Pre 1920 item #1371651 (stock #J005g)
Alan Kessler Gallery
Price on Request
Navajo Leather and Silver Katoe with one large turquoise setting (small cracks), stamp decorated, c. 1920-30, height 3 3/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1371640 (stock #2225)
This is a Pre-Columbian MAYAN Polychrome Terracotta TRIPOD Vessel from Mexico, c. 300 - 900 A.D. It measures about 5 1/2" X 6" X 3" ( 14.0 cm X 15.3 cm X 7.7 cm ). The vessel depicts an anthropomorphic / zoomorphic figure.