Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1380780 (stock #MO2168)
Arte Xibalba
$650.00
A lovely Moche IV Fineline bottle from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. It is 9-1/8” high and features a scene with mythological warriors. An Eagle Warrior and a Rodent Warrior are presenting a decapitated human head to the Strombus Monster. All three figures are painted in intricately executed detail. A small animal stands atop the broad false spout. Intact, with good paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1380781 (stock #NA154)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A superb Nariño effigy vessel from Colombia, ca. 850 – 1500 AD. This choice Griton (screamer) is 6-1/4” high and depicts a seated female with elbows resting on the knees and hands holding her chin. Her face is beautifully detailed and highly expressive, with the arms and legs modeled as appliqués. The chamber is decorated with the resist painted designs characteristic of the type. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits. Rare example.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1383007 (stock #HU249)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An excellent Huari deity cup from Peru, ca. 650 – 800 AD. It is 3-3/4” high and features two panels depicting zoomorphic deities. They are separated by panels of traditional chevron designs. Intact, vivid paint, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1383049 (stock #JM914)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A choice Jamacoaque mask from Ecuador, ca. 400 BC – 500 AD. It is 7” wide, 4-1/2” high and depicts a feline deity adorned with an extensively ornamented headdress and nose ornament. The mouth is open, with the tongue protruding in between the prominent fangs. These types of masks are typically seen on shamanic transformation figure. Mounted on custom stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1384755 (stock #LA430A)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
A matched pair of Lambayeque (Sican) miniature sandals from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. They are 1” long, made from silver with touches of gilding. Wonderful examples of an important funerary offering.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1384907 (stock #CO859)
Arte Xibalba
$1,500.00
A large Colima shaman figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This seated male is 15-1/2” high and portrays a shaman with the identifying forehead horn projecting from an unusual headdress. He is adorned with extensive shoulder scarification, a segmented necklace and perforated ears. Teeth are indicated in the open mouth with deep incising and the highly burnished red slip shows extensive dendrites. Great presence
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1385091 (stock #LA416)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A fine Lambayeque figure from Peru, ca. 700 - 1300 AD. This example of the famous "Labret Ladies" is 5-1/2" high and depicts a female musician playing her drum with a baton held in her left hand. She has a large shuspa slung over her shoulders and appears to be holding an object with her feet.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1385105 (stock #VA111)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
An excellent Valdivia miniature stone mortar from Ecuador, ca. 3000 – 1200 BC. This finely sculpted feline example is 2-1/4” long and is carved from a dark green stone. The bi-conically drilled perforation through the tail serves as a suspension loop. Nicely polished, strong mineral deposits.