Senatus Consulto sells neolithic axe, spear, cylinder seal, scarab, tools, ceramic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1399610
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$250.00
Rare bone carving of a figure with his hand together in front of him as in a prayer and a fervolent or divine expression, wearing a hat or headdress, Pre-Columbian Mexico, Mayan Culture, ca. 300-650 AD.

The carving with a terrific glossy hard, darker patina, very nicely carved and polished for the perio.

Size: 11 cm.

Condition: Choice, almost completely preserved even with outlined feet below.

Ex. Helene Ferro (German Collector ca. 1960s)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1398904
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$1,150.00
Rare Pre-Columbian Volcanic stone figure of a seated lady, cupping her breasts, Atlantic Watershed Region, Chiriqui-Diquis, ca. 300-800 AD.

Seated naked woman, cupping each breast in her hands, with serene facial features, large ears to the side, the striated coiffure extending down the neck. Porous basalt, intact. The breast holding posture of this female figure is seen as a symbolic fertility gesture.

Size: 24,7 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1398887
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$165.00
A nice axe-shaped amulet figure of a Deity, Pre-Columbian Mexico, Mexcala Culture, Pre-Classic ca. 400 BC

A fine stylized amulet with two holes for attaching it, carved in green-greyish stone type, perhaps calcified.

Size: 5,5 cm. tall.

Ex Helene Ferro, German Collection, before 1968.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1398264
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$195.00
An expressive pottery figurine of a mother goddess; intact. Moche, ca. 300-400 AD.

The figure standing facing holding her hands together in front of her, with headdress and earrings, in fine red glaced pottery.

Height: 14,5 cm.

Condition: Choice, a few minor chips.

Ex Helene Ferro, German Collection, before 1968.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1398193
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$295.00
A charming ceramic figure of a pair of upright dancing dogs, Pre-columbina Colima, Protoclassic period, circa 100 B.C.- A.D. 250.

Artful and tranquille piece, showing the dogs in motion dancing hand in hand. Finely engraved with lines after the firing...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1397792
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$250.00
Mayan pottery mask from the classical period, 200-900 AD.

Heavy piece of stoneware, looks and feels like stone actually! Finely sculptured facial features.

Size: 9,5 cm. wide.

Condition: Fragmentary, but with the central face finely preserved.

Provenance: Old German Private Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1396927
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Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Aztec Empire, ca. 1400 to 1521 BC.

Carved from a single piece of volcanic basalt, this column-shaped figure is kneeling, and it's depicting a female goddess. The figure has wide open eyes and wears a huge multi-tiered headdress going down on the back. A very attractive figure!

Size: 14 cm. tall.

Condition: Choice, completely intact and unrepaired.

Provenance Ole Hammer Collection, collected in the 1960s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1392969
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$950.00
A rare and very high quality pottery figure of a male, Pre-Columbian Mexico, Veracruz culture, ca. 6th to 8th century AD.

An incredible large pottery figure of a naked man with strangely curved large feet and fine facial features. Sometinmg on his upperarms, which might be tatoos.

Size: 25 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1392136
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$325.00
A superb quality figure of the type, which is possible a Fertility figure, West Mexico circa 200 BC to 300 AD.

Very detailed and beatifully made, hard burnt with nice details, hair detailed, Female genitals outlined. Highly profiled nose and modelled eyes.

Height: 14 cm.

Condition: Superb for type, completely intact with minmal wear...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1392128
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$695.00
Pre-Columbian, Vera Cruz, Mexico, ca. 600 to 800 AD.

A lovely and unusually large 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.

Size: Massive ca. 18 cm. tall in total and ca. 13,5 cm...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1387905
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$375.00
A fine sculptural Pestle with a bird, Costa Rica, Atlantic Watershed zone ca. 800 to 1300 AD.

A large and massive Pestle, possible for ritual use with a mortar, carved with a full body of a bird, with folded wings and head and beak turned down. It looks most like the local Toucan with it's very large head and massive beak, but could be a Macaw perhaps or even an eagle depicted here.

Size: 15,5 cm. high and 7 cm. wide weighing ca. 770 grams.

Ex...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366760
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$1150.00
A fine Vicus Figural Vessel, c. 100 BC - 300 AD.

The double vessel with bridge handle, a monkey on one side and spout on the other, the designs in black negative resist paint.

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 re...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366758
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$475.00
A good size important Pre-columbian vessel of Monkey form, Peru, Vicús Culture, comtemporary 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. Though contemporary and compar...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1366735
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$1,150.00
An exceptional, very large Shamanic effigy pottery vessel with Jaguar head, Guanacaste-Nicoya culture

A tall vessel with a wide fluted body and high foot and with a modeled Jaguar-head. Guanacaste, 1000 - 1500 A.D.

Size: ca. 29 cm. tall and massive!

Condition: Exceptional, intact with fully preserved pigments and fine colour.

Ex. Professor Dr. Günther Marschall, Hamburg (1913 - 1997)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366351
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$495.00
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. Though contemporary and comparabl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1366346
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$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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1354378
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A very rare and expressive pottery figure of a Shaman, Likely Colima, then 300 BC-300 AD

The figure clad in animal skins, looks like he is saying a prayer to the gods.

Size: ca. 17 cm.

Condition: Choice, a few tiny closed hairlines, but looks intact.

Ex. Old Danish Collection, comes with COA, purchased at Danish Dealer 2002
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1354377
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A large and almost superb pottery figure for the rare type, Likely Central Mexico, 500 BC-500 AD.

Impressive figure of a seated male with adorned headdress, holding something in his hand. Grey-brown pottery.

Size: ca. 19 cm.

Condition: Choice for type, tiny loss at one leg, othervise superb.

Ex. Lyngby Collection / J. Pelle, aquired in the 1960s