Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1365522 (stock #QU58)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
A sweet Quimbaya figure from the Middle Cauca region of Colombia, ca. 1000 - 1500 AD. This seated female is 3-1/2" high and most likely depicts a toddler, portrayed seated with hands resting on her legs. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1365519 (stock #NA139)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
An adorable Narino figure from Colombia, ca. 850 – 1500 AD. This fine anthropomorphic effigy jar from the Capuli cultural complex is 3-1/2” high and depicts a seated individual with hands held to the chin. The face is expressive and the entire piece is decorated with the negative resist designs characteristic of the type. Good mineral deposits.

Cf. Labbe “Colombia Before Columbus”, pages 139 & 162.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1365076 (stock #MI92)
Arte Xibalba
$125.00
A fine Michoacan figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC - 100 AD. This standing figurine is 5-1/8" tall, is depicted with arms spread and wearing a ceremonial bib, nose ornament and headdress. Intact, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1365069 (stock #CH2006)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A nice Chimu erotic vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7” long and depicts a man with a large phallus climbing up the side of a bowl. Nicely detailed, strong mineral deposits, stabilized stress cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1364789 (stock #CO1538)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
An unusual Colima zoomorphic effigy from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is 4-3/8” long and depicts a dog with a turtle-shell body. It is adorned with a complex headdress or crown. Heavy mineral deposits on the burnished red slip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1364788 (stock #TR130)
Arte Xibalba
$225.00
A rare Tairona pectoral pendant from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 3” long and is carved from the columella of a large shell. It depicts a bird of prey and is drilled and cut to depict an open beak holding prey. Highly polished, good mineral deposits, mounted on custom stand.

Cf. Levenson “Circa 1492 – Art in the Age of Exploration”, page 622.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1364355 (stock #PA41)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A rare Paracas Flying Fox effigy from Peru, ca. 600 – 1 BC. It is 3-1/4” long and depicts the bat with wings folded back like arms and the body curved, so it can be hung upside down. This unique effigy is intact and has good paint and mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1362787 (stock #MO1509)
Arte Xibalba
$575.00
An exceptional Moche IV figure from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. It is 8” high and depicts an elaborately attired individual clad in layered garments. He is portrayed either playing a small drum with a stick in his right hand or stirring something in a container. The way the arms come out from under the mantle, leaving empty sleeves at the sides, is a masterful bit of sculpting...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1361641 (stock #JM883)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
An exquisite Jamacoaque snuff jar from Ecuador, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is 4-1/4” in diameter and is made in the form of a ceremonial hut. Connected to the container is a couple mounted on an attached platform. The male is depicted with one hand raised, the female with both hands held to her abdomen and her hollow body containing rattles. Superb appliqué workmanship, good blue and gold paint remnants and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1361210 (stock #CO1528)
Arte Xibalba
$175.00
An unusually large Colima bed figure from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is 6-1/4” long and depicts a female deceased during childbirth. Her head rests between large cushions and she is held to the funerary pallet with a broad cloth. Intact, retaining its vivid orange paint and extensive mineral encrustation.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1361203 (stock #CO689)
Arte Xibalba
$2,250.00
A wonderful Colima dog from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. This fine example is 10” high and depicts a seated dog with two-tone slip. The head is nicely detailed, with perked ears and a broad grin showing teeth in the mouth. Good mineral deposits and root marks.
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 : 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 : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1358337 (stock #NY234)
Arte Xibalba
$750.00
An imposing Nayarit warrior from West Mexico, ca. 200 BC – 300 AD. This large Ixtlan del Rio figure is 13-1/2” high and depicts a warrior wearing a fancy conical headdress and striped tunic. He is holding a weapon that has a spear point on one end and a mace head on the other. He is adorned with the multiple ear ornaments characteristic of this style, as well as a large nose ring and bracelets. Extensively painted overall, good mineral deposits.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1357941 (stock #IN712)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A lovely Inca figural vessel from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. It is 6-1/4” high and depicts a hunched over individual drinking from a cup. Nicely detailed, with calcified roots all over the highly burnished slip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1356908 (stock #NZ674)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A rare Nazca figure from Peru, ca. 300 – 600 AD. This adorable standing female is 3-1/2” high and is depicted standing, with hands held to the chest. She is adorned with the typical design elements front and back. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1356861 (stock #NY231)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
An adorable Chinesco canine effigy vessel from Nayarit, West Mexico, ca. 50 – 200 AD. This cute doggie is 4” high, 3-1/2” in diameter and depicts a puppy with a broad grin on its expressive face. The head is nicely detailed and the body retains remnants of black decorative designs. Intact, with strong mineral deposits.