Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1371063 (stock #CC158B)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A lovely Cocle jar from Panama, ca. 600 – 800 AD. These fine Conte type is 3-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with linear designs, painted in alternating red, cream and black. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1370832 (stock #HU229)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A choice Huari painted vessel from Peru, ca. 650 – 800 AD. This fine chicha jug from the Huara Valley is 7-1/2” high and features a nicely detailed figure seated atop the chamber. The upper half of the vessel is decorated with panels of linear and mesh décor, echoing traditional textile motifs. Intact, with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1370831 (stock #CH2014)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
An excellent Chimu monkey vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This nicely burnished blackware bottle is 7-1/4” high and features a prone monkey draped over the top of the stippled chamber, with the tail protruding from under the broad handle. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1370128 (stock #CV214)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A choice Cupisnique fruit effigy from Peru, ca. 800 - 200 BC. This single-spout bottle is 10-1/4" wide, 8" high and is finely detailed with paint and incising. The incised lines are highlighted with tan paint and spotted patterns are created with the use of a negative resist technique. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1368616 (stock #CH2016)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A nice Chimu phytomorphic bottle from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 6” high and depicts a lúcuma. This fruit was highly prized and cultivated by ancient Andean cultures and is still widely used in the production of desserts and baked goods. Intact, with heavy mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1368133 (stock #HU254)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A beautiful Nazca-Huari transitional shell-form vessel from Peru, ca. 700 – 800 AD. It is 6-3/4” long and is decorated with a Radiating or Flying Eye design painted over the cream slip in the Atarco style. Small bar elements surround the large spout.

Cf. Proulx “Sourcebook of Nasca Iconography”, page 111.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1368132 (stock #MO1905)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A fine Moche IV molded bottle from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. This lovely zoomorphic vessel is 8-1/2” high and features four lizards atop the chamber. They are molded in relief, connected at the tips of the tails and set off with kaolin pigment. The flared base is decorated with a band of traditional wave designs. Nice example with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1367879 (stock #NA137)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A beautiful Narino polychrome olla from Colombia, ca. 850 – 1500. This lovely example from the Capuli cultural complex is 4-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with a complex five-prong star design, most likely representative of Venus. Intact, with vivid paint, strong mineral deposits and root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1367062 (stock #CH2013)
Arte Xibalba
$300.00
A marvelous Chimu orangeware bottle from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 6-1/2” high and depicts a funeral scene. The trio represents an individual being led into the tomb to commence the journey through the Afterlife. The group is encircled by crisply molded birds. The highly burnished orange slip shows good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1366830 (stock #CH515)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A lovely Chimu-Inca phytomorphic vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 - 1450 AD. This fine example is 7" long and depicts a pepino, a sweet melon-like fruit of great importance to ancient Andean people. The upper half of the chamber is highly burnished, the lower half is matte. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits. Comes with ring base.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1366828 (stock #MA1821)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A charming Maya tripod jar from El Salvador, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This lovely polychrome vessel is 4-1/8” in diameter, 3-1/2” high and is decorated with diamond shaped woven mat panels, arranged in a snake skin pattern. In perfect condition, with vivid paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1363857 (stock #MO1568)
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. 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 #1363406 (stock #CO1533)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A lovely Colima olla from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is 7” in diameter, 7” high and stands on a trio of avian form legs. Tip of one leg reattached, else in excellent condition, with good mineral deposits on the highly burnished red slip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1363175 (stock #MA1763)
Arte Xibalba
$525.00
A fine Maya cylinder vessel from the Ulua Valley of Honduras, ca. 400 - 700 AD. This lovely polychrome is 5-1/4" high, 6-1/4" in diameter and is decorated with four nicely detailed lords, each posed seated and making a blood offering. The figures are surrounded by registers of geometric designs and the rim band appears to be flames. Vivid paint, strong mineral deposits, stabilized stress crack.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1361915 (stock #IN394)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A rare Inca-Pachacamac vessel from Central Peru, ca. 1300 - 1500 AD. This unusual figural example is 7" high, 6" wide and is decorated with two panels depicting foxes hunting smaller animals. The spout is executed in human form, characteristic of this type. What is highly unusual, is that the artist portrayed the individual covering one eye with his hand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1361209 (stock #CC155)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A lovely Cocle polychrome olla from Panama, ca. 600 – 800 AD. This beautiful Conte style vessel is 3-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with triangular panels and claw designs. Intact, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1361206 (stock #CH721)
Arte Xibalba
$325.00
A fine Chimu-Inca gourd vessel from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This beautifully detailed example is 8-1/4” high and depicts a rodent perched atop the curved section of the gourd. In excellent condition, good mineral deposits.
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.