Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1415627 (stock #OL30)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
An excellent Olmec snuff spoon from Guatemala, ca. 1000 - 500 BC. This rare example is 4-1/4" long and is made from light green jade. The long bar is grooved and the three extensions all have shallow indentations drilled. Nicely polished, strong mineral encrustation. Mounted on custom stand.

Cf. "The Olmec World", page 305.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414866 (stock #CC164)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A fine Cocle pedestal plate from Panama, ca. 600 – 800 AD. This lovely Conte style example is 5-3/8” in diameter and is decorated with matching C-Y scroll designs with claw elements on the bisected top. It is intact, retains good paint and nice mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414863 (stock #MA1839)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
An excellent Maya glyph bowl from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This nice brownware example is 6-7/8” in diameter and is decorated with a band of deeply carved flint glyphs over a base of vertically fluted panels. Nice example with cinnabar in the glyphs and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1414527 (stock #CY323)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A fine Chancay textile panel from Peru, ca. 1100 - 1450 AD. It is 6-1/2" x 6-1/2" and most likely was a decorative corner from a mantle. This lovely fragment depicts intertwined fish and has nicely contrasting colors and textures. Lightly basted to modern fabric, ready for framing.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1414526 (stock #CO1384)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A choice Colima vase from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 300 AD. This lovely Toluca type is 3-1/2" high and stands on a trio of nubbin feet. The flared base is 3" in diameter and retains much of the resist designs. Intact, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1414524 (stock #CO1296)
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An exceptional Colima shaman figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This large Tecoman type example is 8-1/4” high and depicts a shaman with arms outstretched to the sides. His characteristic elongated head is adorned with a fancy headdress studded with the forehead horn indicating his elite rank. The perforated ears indicate ornaments, he is wearing a necklace and his body is decorated with black designs and incising representing clothing and adornments...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1413985 (stock #MO1706C)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A group of 5 Moche bells from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. These copper clam-shell type bells are 1” in diameter and are perforated at the top for suspension. Most likely used as mantle décor for a member of the elite or a rattle bracelet for a ceremonial dancer. Nice examples.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1413976 (stock #MA797)
Arte Xibalba
$1,500.00
A large Maya cylinder vase from Jutiapa in southern Guatemala, ca. 600 - 900 AD. This elegant creamware example is 9-3/4" high, 6-1/2" wide at the flaring rim and is decorated with a trio of deeply incised Water Birds. The large birds are executed in fine detail and remnants of rare negative resist paint are still visible. The rim band consists of molded glyphs, a characteristic type for vessels from Jutiapa. Overall in excellent condition, with a couple of superbly restored stress cracks...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1413667 (stock #MA1001)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A fine Maya polychrome jar from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. It is 5” high, 5-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with a broad band of glyphic designs, executed in red and black against a cream slip. Intact, with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1413378 (stock #PE77E)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
An excellent Chancay comb from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This rare weaving tool is 4-1/2” long, 2-1/4” wide. Beautifully made from split reed, most likely Carrizo, with flattened points on both sides. This rare textile weaving tool is bound with the brown and tan braided thread typical of Chancay textile manufacture and retains a small handle. Choice example, with lots of alpaca hair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1413026 (stock #ST98)
Arte Xibalba
$75.00
A choice Maya celt from Guatemala, ca. 250 - 600 AD. It is 4-5/8" long and is made from speckled hardstone. It retains a sharp, highly polished bit, an unusual pointed butt end and shows good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1413021 (stock #CA100)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A charming Chorrera figure from Ecuador, ca. 1300 – 300 BC. It is 4-1/4” high and depicts a seated individual with arms folded across the body. A fine headdress adorns the characteristic elongated head and there is a necklace. Intact, with strong remnants of colorful paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1413019 (stock #CO941)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
An excellent Colima serpent bowl from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This beautifully made, thin-walled vessel is 7-1/4” in diameter, 4-1/2” high and is decorated with a trio of coiled serpents. Intact, with highly burnished slip and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1412559 (stock #IN568)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
An excellent Inca club head from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This fine full-groove example is 2-1/2” long, is carved from speckled hardstone and has an unusual indentation on one end.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1412558 (stock #NA173)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A large Nariño vessel from Colombia, ca. 850 – 1500 AD. This rare example from the Capuli cultural complex is 7” in diameter and is elaborately decorated with the characteristic black-on-red resist painted designs. It has an unusual square base and intact suspension loops. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.

Cf. Labbe “Colombia Before Columbus”, page 143.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1412557 (stock #TR199)
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SOLD
A fine Tairona grinding spoon from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This lovely example is 6” long and is carved from carnelian. Used for the preparation of hallucinogenic substances. It is perforated at the top of the chamber for suspension. Intact, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1412100 (stock #MA1499)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
An exceptional Maya carved vessel from the Motagua Valley of Guatemala, ca. 100 - 300 AD. This rare Late Pre-Classic or Early Classic jar is 6" in diameter, 5-1/5" high and is decorated with textured panels created with a puncture/stippling technique, alternating with narrow burnished panels. The corseted rim is decorated with deeply carved geometric designs echoing woven reed patterns. In perfect condition, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre 1492 item #1411597 (stock #SB239)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A fine Tairona necklace from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 23-1/2” long and is comprised of a variety of nicely polished carnelian and chrysocolla beads surrounding a central tube pendant.