Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
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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 : Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #1370133 (stock #PE77A)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
A rare Moche comb from Peru, ca. 200 – 600 AD. This choice example of a textile manufacturing tool is 4-1/8” wide and is made from split Carrizo reed and palm spikes, bound together with braided string. Rare type in excellent condition.

Cf. Larco Hoyle "Los Mochicas II", page 194.

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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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. The wrapped headdress is secured with a bow tied at the back of the neck and a bulging coca bag dangles down his ba...
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. The sides of the convex box chamber are striped, with additional paint remnants on the top section, all most likely designed to indicate a fan...
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 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 #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.