Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1355863 (stock #CY497)
Arte Xibalba
$325.00
An excellent Chancay figure from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This standing female is 7-1/2” high and is depicted with hands raised. She is wearing a pointed headdress and clothing that shows textile designs characteristic of this culture. In perfect condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1355563 (stock #MA2057)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A beautiful Maya rattle figure from the Tiquisate area of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This adorable figure is 3-3/8” high and depicts a female member of the elite adorned with large ear ornaments, fancy headdress and matching necklace. A hollow cavity in the head contains rattles. In perfect condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1355557 (stock #QU56)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A fine Quimbaya figure from the Middle Cauca region of Colombia, ca. 1200 – 1400 AD. This standing male is 7-1/2” high and is depicted with hands held to the chest. He has the typical enigmatic expression on his face and the hollow body contains rattles, an unusual feature. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits.

Cf. Labbe “Colombia Before Columbus”, page 74.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1355555 (stock #MO2120)
Arte Xibalba
$550.00
An excellent Moche III warrior vessel from Peru, ca. 200 – 450 AD. It is 8-1/2” high and features a nicely detailed warrior seated atop the chamber. He is wearing a conical helmet, large ear ornaments, necklace and bracelets, as well as a back-flap, which is the insignia of the elite. His war club and shield are on the ground next to him. Strong paint, good mineral deposits, repaired break.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1970 item #1355347 (stock #AI145)
Arte Xibalba
$60.00
A fine blow gun dart kit from the Amazon region of Brazil. It is 9-1/2” long, is made from bamboo with a bark lid and is filled with darts. The hollow gourd is filled with fiber (cotton?) used to wrap the darts and is attached to the nicely woven strap.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1950 item #1355344 (stock #AF200)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
An exceptional Guro heddle pulley from the Ivory Coast, West Africa. This beautifully carved example is 8-3/4” high and is decorated with a finely detailed antelope head, as well as bands of geometric designs. Lovely patina from extensive usage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1355293 (stock #CY496)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A rare Chancay litter figure from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 4-3/4” long, 3” high and depicts a member of the elite seated on a litter. He is wearing a wrapped headdress, has clothing indicated with paint and is adorned with a necklace and ear ornaments. Good paint and mineral deposits, minor repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1354776 (stock #CO1104)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
An extraordinarily large Colima figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. This choice archaic Tekoman example is 10-3/8" high and depicts a man wearing a complex headdress wrapped around the characteristic elongated head. His ears are pierced, indicating large ear ornaments. Nicely burnished, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1354771 (stock #CC129)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A fine Cocle miniature frutero from Panama, ca. 1000 - 1300 AD. This lovely Parita style pedestal plate is 2-1/2” in diameter and is elaborately decorated with zoomorphic designs, geometric patterns on the flared base and even has a painted underside. In excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1354699 (stock #MA996)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A fine Maya glyph jar from El Salvador, ca. 500 – 800 AD. This nicely painted polychrome vessel is 5-1/2” in diameter and is decorated with a band of intricate glyphs. The lower half of the chamber is painted with connected linear designs to create the pumpkin or melon effect. The interior is painted orange and shows erosion and encrustation from the acidic contents of the burial offering it contained. Intact, with good mineral deposits and just a small stabilized stress crack.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1354697 (stock #CR682)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A choice Nicoya axe god pendant from Costa Rica, ca. 500 – 1500 AD. This lovely deity celt is 3-3/4” long and is made from nicely speckled jadeite. The superbly detailed facial features are deeply cut and drilled, the septum is a high ridge and it is drilled though the neck for suspension. Heavy mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1354499 (stock #IN699)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A gorgeous Inca kero from Peru, ca. 1535 – 1575 AD. This beautiful, Early Colonial example is 4-1/2” high and features a jaguar crawling up the side of the vessel. The upper part of the chamber is further decorated with planting scenes, depicting two pairs of figures. Each pair portrays one individual with a planting stick and the other sowing seeds. The lower half of the chamber and flared base are decorated with plants.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1354424 (stock #IN611)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A fine Inca stone votive axe from southern Ecuador, ca. 1300 - 1500 AD. It is 2-1/2" high and is carved from the blueish-gray sedimentary stone characteristic of the area. Nice form, heavy mineral deposits, mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1354416 (stock #CH794)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An exceptional Chimu redware bottle from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This rare example is 9” high and features pepinos molded in relief, surrounding the upper half of the chamber. The intervening spaces are filled with groups of delicately painted birds and panels of wave designs, which symbolize water. A superbly detailed monkey adorns the spout. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1354415 (stock #MO1115)
Arte Xibalba
$550.00
A choice Moche IV Fineline bottle from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. It is 10-1/2” high and features an unusual serpent theme. A pair of large stylized birds dominates the center of the scene, each with a large serpent to its side. In addition, there are two temple structures, each with serpents protruding. Below the scene, the chamber is decorated with hanging ornaments. In excellent condition, with strong paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : American Indian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1354037 (stock #ZP78)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
An excellent Zapotec molded figurine from Oaxaca, ca. 100 – 500 AD. This standing female is 4-1/4” high and is adorned with a large headdress and ear ornaments. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1353154 (stock #MO1722)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A rare Moche headdress ornament from Peru, ca. 200 – 700 AD.  This marvelous copper plume is 10-3/4” long and is studded with highly polished sodalite elements at the top.   A rare element from the crown of an elite personage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1353152 (stock #MO1363)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An excellent Moche figural kero from Peru, ca. 500 - 700 AD. It is 5-1/2" high and depicts an individual wearing an ornate headdress, decorated with a pair of serpents dangling at the temples. In excellent condition, with strong paint and good mineral deposits.