Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437619 (stock #CO1627)
Arte Xibalba
$50.00
A sweet Colima shoe-form vessel from West Mexico, ca. 300 AD – 300 BC. This nicely burnished example is 3-3/8” long and was made with a flared rim. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1437618 (stock #VA134)
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A rare Valdivia ceremonial weapon from Ecuador, ca. 3500 – 1500 BC. This unusual ceremonial blade is 8-3/4” wide, is made from heavy black stone in the form of a bat. It is beautifully flaked and is covered with heavy mineral encrustation.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1437617 (stock #EC191)
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$100.00
An excellent Manteno mold from Ecuador, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This fine example is 2-3/4” high and produces a nicely detailed head. Intact, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437333 (stock #MA2249)
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$600.00
A beautiful Maya polychrome plate from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This fine example is 9” in diameter and stands on a trio of nubbin feet. The central design is encircled with a band of connected diamonds decorating the rim. Intact, with brilliant paint, good mineral deposits and root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1437331 (stock #IN754)
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$100.00
An exceptionally large Inca tweezers from Ecuador, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This choice copper tool is 5-1/2” long and has strong mineral deposits. Largest example of this type I’ve ever seen.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1437330 (stock #TR219)
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$150.00
An excellent Tairona figural vessel from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 2-1/2” high and features a nicely detailed face under the rim, with appliqué arms wrapped around the chamber. The figure is adorned with a segmented necklace created with punctures and incising. Intact, burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1437329 (stock #NA217)
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$325.00
An exceptional Carchi bowl from Ecuador, ca. 1000 – 1250 AD. This gorgeous Tuza Phase example is 7-1/8” in diameter and is lavishly decorated with four panels. Two consist of bands of birds, while the other two depict a nocturnal animal, perhaps a coatimundi. Overall in excellent condition, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits and minor chips on the pedestal base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1437328 (stock #MO2292)
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An excellent Moche III bottle from the Loma Negra area of Peru, ca. 200 – 450 AD. This highly burnished blackware vessel is 7-3/4” high and features two boldly incised depictions of the Crested Animal. In excellent condition, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1436168 (stock #CH2058)
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$375.00
A large Chimu vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 9” high and features the sculpture of a man paddling a reed boat (tule). The nicely burnished chamber is decorated with panels of typical wave designs over other symbols. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1436167 (stock #CC129)
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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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1435395 (stock #H594)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
An excellent Jalisco head fragment from West Mexico, ca. 100 BC - 350 AD. It is 2-1/2" high and portrays an individual adorned with a complex, elongated headdress. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1435363 (stock #H288)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A choice Huastec ceramic head from Mexico, ca. 1 - 300 AD. This beautifully sculpted example is 1-3/4" high and portrays an individual with a finely detailed coif. Excellent example, mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre AD 1000 item #1435357 (stock #IV551)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A lovely Gandharan stucco head from the Indus Valley, ca. 4th - 5th Century AD. This superbly detailed sculpture is 3” high, is masterfully carved from stucco and depicts a man with wavy hair. His eyes are deep-set and topped with prominent brows. This sculpture clearly shows the Greco-Roman stylistic influence on this region. In excellent condition, strong mineral deposits, mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1435340 (stock #MA2251)
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A beautiful Maya polychrome bowl from the Peten region of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 7-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a bright orange design pattern painted over white slip and perhaps intended to resemble a large gourd. The rim has simple linear décor. Intact, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits and a couple hairline fissures visible only on the inside.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1435339 (stock #MO2293)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A lovely Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. It is 6-1/2” high and is decorated with a group of four stylized stingrays arranged in a star design. They are painted in red over the cream kaolin slip and an incised decorative element encircles the spout. Intact, with good paint and mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1435338 (stock #JM997)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A beautiful Jamacoaque figure from Ecuador, ca. 300 BC – 400 AD. This standing female is 6-5/8” high and is depicted with arms to the sides and palms facing forward. She is wearing a colorful striped skirt and is elaborately adorned with multiple ear ornaments, nose ring and a labret, as well as large necklaces and matching bracelets. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1434688 (stock #LA552)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A fine Lambayeque (Sican) silver plaque from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. It is 3-3/8” in diameter and depicts sea life, including a stingray and a fish. In excellent condition, with nice aged patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1434687 (stock #LA550)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A fine Lambayeque (Sican) Naymlap bottle from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. This nicely made vessel is 6-5/8” high and depicts the primary deity Naymlap flanked by two of his children. The lines on his face depict tears, which represent rain. He is adorned with large ear ornaments and the characteristic conical headdress that has a band of ornaments at the front. Intact, with good root marks and mineral deposits.

Cf. De Lavalle “Lambayeque”, page 40.