Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1360864 (stock #PM56)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
An adorable tripod vessel from Panama, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This choice El Bosque Phase example is 3-3/4” high and is decorated with a trio of puppies, as well as linear décor. An excellent example of a rare type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1360502 (stock #ZP100)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
An excellent Zapotec deity vessel from Oaxaca, Mexico, ca. 100 – 500 AD. It is 10" high and depicts a deity displaying the Glyph C medallion as a headdress. There is a head emerging from one side of the head and the other is decorated with a large fleurette. The three hollow legs contain rattles and terminate in jaguar heads. The chamber is flanked by a pair of narrow spouts and is decorated with an intricate design. Heavy mineral deposits and just a minor old field repair.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1360500 (stock #VC143)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
An excellent Vera Cruz warrior figure from Mexico, ca. 300 – 600 AD. This elaborate Remojadas example is 8” high and depicts a warrior in complex ceremonial regalia including wings, an avian headdress and extensive jewelry. Heavily painted with chapopote. Repaired.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1360496 (stock #CC151)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
An excellent Cocle figural effigy jar from Panama, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This choice El Hatillo style vessel is 6-1/2” high and depicts a mythological creature with large claws. The stylized facial features are painted on the head and four feet are indicated along the bottom edge. Intact, with strong paint and good mineral deposits.

Cf. Labbé “Guardians of the Life Stream”, page 49.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1360446 (stock #MA2078)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
An unusual Maya stone amulet from Belize, ca. 250 – 700 AD. It is 2-5/8" long, is carved from a fine-grained gray stone in the form of a frog morphed with a human skull and a human face emerging along one edge. River find with repaired break.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1360439 (stock #SB215)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
An excellent Sinu necklace from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 31” long and is comprised of fine translucent crystal and beautiful green crisocola beads. Ready to wear or display.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1360437 (stock #MA1565)
Arte Xibalba
$1,350.00
A choice Maya carved cylinder from the Motagua Valley of Guatemala, ca. 400 – 800 AD. It is 6” high, 4” in diameter and is decorated with four deeply carved panels, as well as a broad rim band of highly detailed glyphs. Two of the panels depict a Vision Serpent, the other two are complex woven mat designs. Intact, nicely burnished, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1360348 (stock #JA211)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A fine Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 300 AD. This lovely example is 5” high and depicts a seated male. He is wearing a beautifully decorated poncho that is draped over his knees. He is adorned with a headband, as well as nose and ear ornaments. Strong paint, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1360346 (stock #IN439)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A choice Inca ceremonial pitcher from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This finely made vessel is 4-1/4” high and is decorated with two bands of geometric designs painted in black over the highly burnished red slip. The broad strap handle is decorated with a variety of linear designs and shows sign of extensive usage.

Cf. Domingo “Arqueologia Andina Peru”, page 365, for similar from Madrid’s Museo de America.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1360194 (stock #SS464)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
A trio of fine Manteno stamps from Ecuador, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. Each is just over 1” long, two create figural motifs, the third a floral design. Nice examples.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359808 (stock #MA989)
Arte Xibalba
$675.00
A superb Maya cylinder from the Sula Valley of Honduras, ca. 600 – 900 AD. This highly burnished blackware example is 6-1/4” high, 5-1/4” in diameter and is carved with volute design patterns similar to the “false glyph” designs on the famous alabaster vessels from that region. A beautiful vessel in great condition, with stucco remnants in the grooves and just a barely visible hairline crack.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359807 (stock #CV108)
Arte Xibalba
$475.00
A large Chavin bowl from Peru, ca. 1200 – 200 BC. This rare Cupisnique example is 8” in diameter and is decorated with incised trophy and deity heads. The interior and underside are finished with a highly burnished dark brown slip. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1359553 (stock #JA345)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A fine Jalisco figure from West Mexico, ca. 1 – 250 AD. This lovely Cuisillos example is 5” high and depicts a pregnant female, with hands grasping the heavy belly and the hollow belly button acting as the firing hole. The figure appears to have been in a fire in antiquity and has good mineral deposits and extensive calcified roots overall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359552 (stock #CC161)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A fine Cocle frutero from Panama, ca. 500 – 600 AD. This lovely Montijo Transitional type is 3” high, 3-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a pair of matching design elements that evolved from the earlier Tonosi style. The pedestal base has the décor more typical of Conte ceramics. Nice example with good mineral deposits and root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1359322 (stock #CH1028)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
Two pairs of Chimu copper sandals from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. These votive funerary offerings are 1-1/2” long and made from copper with dual straps. Nicely detailed, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1359320 (stock #TR147)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A exceptional Tairona gold nose ornament from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This superb tumbaga example is 1” wide, weighs 6 grams and shows good mineral deposits. In exceptional condition. Rare type.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359318 (stock #MO1566)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
A superb Moche shell vessel from Peru, ca. 500 - 700 AD. This fine orangeware effigy piece is 5" high and depicts a sea shell. It is decorated with a large number of nacre inlays, as well as rare purple and white paint. A rare type in excellent condition, with intact suspension loops and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1359281 (stock #CR714)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A rare Nicoya Janus-form portrait bowl from Ometepe Island, Nicaragua, ca. 1200 – 1500 AD. It is 4-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a pair of sculpted human faces adorned with ear ornaments and connected with design elements characteristic of the style. Good paint and mineral deposits.

Cf. "Between Continent - Between Seas", page 56.