Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1370833 (stock #CO1154)
Arte Xibalba
$1,600.00
A wonderful Colima village scene from West Mexico, ca. 300 BC – 300 AD. It is mounted on a 5-1/2” diameter platform and consists of 2 houses and six figures. The dominant figure is a pregnant female leaning against one of the structures, her status is communicated via her relative size. There is also a figure on a funerary pallet and a hunched-over individual looking sideways. Two of the figures are located inside the houses, which are decorated with linear designs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1370630 (stock #TR168)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A wonderful Tairona crocodilian deity vessel from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. This large effigy is 12” long, 10-1/4” high and depicts the reptilian with the head arched up. He is wearing a solar symbol headdress and rows of teeth surround the long snout. Heavy mineral deposits overall.

Cf. Labbe, “Colombia Before Columbus”, page 174.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1370629 (stock #CA90)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A marvelous Chorrera figural vessel from Ecuador, ca. 1200 – 200 BC. It is 8-1/4” long and depicts a prone figure mounted atop the rectangular chamber. The head is superbly detailed, with the chin resting on the hands. The chamber and top of the head have highly burnished orange slip, the face and body are unpolished. Rare example.

Cf. Valdez “Amerindian Signs”, page 48.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1370507 (stock #QU61)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
An excellent Quimbaya retablo figure from the Middle Cauca region of Colombia, ca. 1200 - 1400 AD. This seated male is 8" high and is posed with hands resting on the knees. He has the enigmatic facial expression characteristic of the type, with deeply incised grooves used to indicate jewelry or clothing. Nice example with strong mineral deposits.

Cf. Labbe "Colombia Before Columbus", page 74.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1369288 (stock #CL68)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A striking Sinu crocodilian jar from Colombia, ca. 1000 – 1500 AD. It is 5-1/2” in diameter and features a nicely sculpted reptile wrapped around the chamber, grasping the widely flared rim. Overall in excellent condition, with heavy mineral deposits and a kill hole at the center of the base. Comes with ring base to display the piece on its side.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1368188 (stock #BA34)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A large Bahia whistle figure from Ecuador, ca. 200 BC – 300 AD. This lovely figurine is 10-1/4” high and depicts a standing female with hands held to the mid-section. Her facial features clearly show the earlier Chorrera stylistic influence. She is wearing a long skirt and is adorned with multiple ear ornaments and a necklace. Good paint, strong mineral deposits and clear tone on the pair of whistles hidden inside.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1368187 (stock #JM892)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
An excellent Jamacoaque offering vessel from Ecuador, ca. 300 BC – 400 AD. The jar is 4” in diameter and is decorated with appliqué elements and painted geometric designs. The vessel is fronted by a 4-1/4” high shaman attired in elaborate ceremonial regalia, including a winged headdress, dual horns on the forehead and extensive jewelry. Intact, with good paint and strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1368035 (stock #JM898)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A rare Jamacoaque Jaguar deity from Ecuador, ca. 300 BC – 400 AD. He is 6-1/4" high, is posed standing with hands to the sides and is wearing a necklace with pectoral pendant. The face is nicely detailed, with fangs visible in the open mouth. Covered with bright orange paint. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1367880 (stock #TU36)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
An excellent Tumaco bone idol from Colombia, ca. 300 BC – 400 AD. It is 2” high and depicts a female figure, perhaps a fertility goddess, with hands folded over the abdomen. Nicely carved, heavy mineral deposits, mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1367508 (stock #VI94)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A fine Vicus Jaguar vessel from Peru, ca. 200 BC – 200 AD. It is 7-1/2” high and depicts the feline showing large teeth in the open mouth. The tail is modeled in relief and the chamber retains some of the original decorative design elements. Strong mineral deposits. Comes with ring base.
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 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 #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 #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.