Exceptional Large Mayan Plate with God K: Ex Ferdinand Anton
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1366390
This attractive piece is a standing Nayarit warrior that dates circa 100 B.C.- 250 A.D., and is approximately 11.2 inches high. This warrior is seen wearing a helmet and barrel armor, and is holding a club with both hands at the front of his body. There appears to be a strap that is seen passing between his legs, along with a belt around his waist which may have supported the barrel armor seen on his upper torso...
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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1366372
Pre-Columbian, Chancay culture, Peru, ca. 1200 to 1450 CE.

A very large, hollow made pottery figure in the classic Chancay style, showing a standing woman with wide eyes, small nose and mouth, and facial decorations that are representative of either scarification or tattooing. She wears a headband and has dark hair. Hands held up in adoration, prayer to God position.

Size: ca. 26 cm. tall and massive...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1366371
Pre-Columbian pottery idol star Gazer figure, Central Coast Peru, Ca. 1000 AD.

A larger standing female terracotta idol in cream clay with paintings in orange and black, hands held up in adoration, prayer to God position.

Size: 21 cm. high.

Condition: Choice, unusually nice for type, intact with much preserved pigment, a few very minor chips.

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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366355
A large and impressive Pre-Columbian Moche Pottery Standing Female Northern Peru, Ca 300 to 500 CE.

Hollow-molded pottery figure of a female. She stands with hands to her chest, large collar adorning her neck, remains of original red pigment. She has holes in her ears made for earrings of metal.

Size: 23 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, very minor chip to one ear as seen in the pictures, othervise completely intact.

Ex. Professor Dr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366354
Pre-Columbian, Vera Cruz, Mexico, ca. 550 - 950 BC.

A lovely head from a Sonriente (smiling figure) in buff clay of a large triangular form with a grand headdress adorned with a stylized geometric step-pattern motif and round ear ornaments.
The happy visage boasts wonderful features including almond-shaped eyes, arched brows, smooth high cheekbones, and most characteristically, a toothy smile.

Very Rare Terracotta Bust.

Size: 16 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366351
A good size important Pre-columbian vessel of Monkey form, Peru, Vicús Culture, comporary with early Moche 1st.-3rd. century AD.

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 #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...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1366348 (stock #MTRB)
Culture: Maya Origin: Guatemala / Ca...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1366347
A fine condition vessel in red glazed red terracotta with a strap handle, a figural head and body of a duck and negative black decor.

Size: ca. 19 cm. wide and 16 cm. high.

Condition: Intact and choice!

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 ani...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366346
Senatus Consulto
$1,350.00
A large and important Pre-columbian vessel with Cat form, Peru, Vicús Culture, comporary with early Moche 1st.-3rd. century AD.

The vessel comes with a TL report from Kotalla Lab, (cost about $300).

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 we...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1366326
This mint quality Moche stirrup vessel depicting a lucuma fruit dates to the Moche IV Period, circa 400-600 A.D. This attractive piece is approximately 6.9 inches high, by 4.25 inches in diameter, and has vibrant orange, dark red, black, and cream colors. This piece has a stirrup handle rising up from the center of the vessel, and the main body of the vessel depicts a very realistic opened lucuma fruit showing the dark reddish/brown seed within. The depiction of the lucuma fruit is very reali...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1366145 (stock #JSM)
Culture: JAMA-COAQUE Origin: ECUADOR/MANABI PROVINCE/ COASTAL REGION AGE: Ca. 500 B.C. - 500 A.D. SIZE: 4” IN HEIGHT BY 2 1/4” IN WIDTH DESCRIPTION: A serene seated mother cradling her baby in her arms. This is a universal and heartwarming theme seen in almost all New World Pre-Columbian Cultures. The base clay is a soft pale brown in color. She is wearing a mushroom shaped turban headdress and is attired in an ankle length skirt from the waist down. Her upper body is nude with t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre AD 1000 item #1365728
This attractive piece is a Moche standing warrior that is Moche IV Period, circa 400-600 A.D. This intact piece is approximately 8.9 inches high, and is a full portrait figurine that is seen standing with both arms seen at the front. This piece has an attractive light orange-red glaze that is seen over a buff terracotta, and is a type known as a "stirrup-vessel", as it has a orange-red "stirrup-handle" seen at the back. The standing warrior has a very realistic face with engaging open eyes, a...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pre 1800 item #1365661
The use of beakers in various materials predates the Tiwanaku culture (ca. 400–1000) in Peru. The Inka introduced (ca. 1450–1534) stylistic elements and religious ceremonial uses that persisted into the colonial era. Sometime before 1570, the use of pigmented resin inlays to augment the earlier incised decoration became fairly common.

This Kero a fine carved and painted specimen, likely from the 17th.-18th. century.

Keros were traditionally made in pairs for the ritual ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1365522 (stock #QU58)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A sweet Quimbaya figure from the Middle Cauca region of Colombia, ca. 1000 - 1500 AD. This seated female is 3-1/2" high and most likely depicts a toddler, portrayed seated with hands resting on her legs. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.