Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1364369 (stock #MI100)
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A beautiful pedestal bowl from Michoacan, Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 200 AD. It is 4-1/2” high, 4-1/2” in diameter and is elaborately decorated with a variety of geometric designs. Vivid paint, good 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)
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$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 AD 1000 item #1361918 (stock #CP127)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A lovely Chupicuaro tripod bowl from Mexico, ca. 400 – 100 BC. It is 5-1/4” in diameter and is decorated with traditional diamond designs, created with the application of the red slip. The three legs are hollow and have openings. Intact, highly burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1361915 (stock #IN394)
Arte Xibalba
$325.00
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 #1361600 (stock #CP126)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A fine Chupicuaro bowl from Mexico, ca. 400 – 100 BC. It is 5-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with several panels of cross hatch mesh designs, painted in red over cream slip. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
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 #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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1358214 (stock #MA1683)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
An excellent Maya Underworld Swimmers bowl from El Tazumal, El Salvador, ca. 550 - 900 AD. This flat-bottom example is 7-1/8" diameter and 3" deep. The two Underworld figures are exceptionally well detailed and are topped with a band of typical Copador glyphs. The interior has a band of large Copador glyphs around a geometric design. Painted overall in red, orange, black and brown over cream slip...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1355287 (stock #MA1805)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A fine Maya Chiefs bowl from El Salvador, ca. 400 - 700 AD. This lovely polychrome is 7-1/8" in diameter and is decorated with a group of five seated lords presenting an offering. The interior features a trio of large feline heads, each adorned with ear spools and speech scroll emanating from the mouth. Two drill holes are evidence of an ancient crack repair, which has been restored. The drill marks were left, as they show the importance this vessel had to its Maya owner...
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.