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 #1440510 (stock #XNZ5)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A special Nazca bowl from Peru, ca. 200 – 400 AD. It is 8” in diameter and features a band of ten symbols depicting maize as a stylized representation of the Corn God. The interior of this thin-walled beauty retains some of the linear décor, a very rare feature. In excellent condition, with vivid paint and good mineral deposits.

Museum deaccession.

Cf. Proulx “Sourcebook of Nasca Iconography”, page 166.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Handiwork : Pre 1492 item #1440280 (stock #PE66B)
Arte Xibalba
$50.00
A pair of miniature leather sandals from Southern Peru, most likely Chancay. They are 2" long and were votive funerary offerings for an infant.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1439575 (stock #MO602)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A beautifully executed Moche phytomorphic vessel from Peru, ca. 400 - 700 AD. It is 7" long, 6" high and depicts a melon topped with a widely flared spout. The highly burnished orange slip is accented with linear décor and shows good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1439047 (stock #IN740)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
IN740 – A beautiful Inca aribalo from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This fine Imperial Inca example with widely flared rim is 8-1/4” high and is decorated with the intricate designs characteristic of the type. Painted in black and red over orange slip. Intact, with good mineral deposits.

Cf. Sawyer “Mastercraftsmen or Ancient Peru”, page 107.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Prehistorical item #1438794 (stock #MO2217)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An excellent Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. It is 7-1/4” high and has a lentoid chamber that is covered with circular designs representing the ornaments found on the mantles of the elite. They are painted in cream over the nicely burnished orange slip. Intact, strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1438426 (stock #LA539)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
An unusual Lambayeque (Sican) vessel from Peru, ca. 700 – 1300 AD. This tiered single-spout bottle is 6” high and is decorated with a variety of linear and geometric designs, including a finely drawn mesh pattern encircling the top chamber. Intact, with good paint and mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1438410 (stock #IN749)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An excellent Inca figural bottle from Peru, ca. 1300 – 1500 AD. This superbly detailed example is 7” high and features two fishermen paddling a reed boat surrounded by fish and birds. These boats were used for fishing and to travel to offshore ceremonial sites located on small islands. This scene is depicted inside a large fish that is surrounded by the larger wave representing the Lord of the Seas. In excellent condition with heavy mineral deposits.

Cf. Domingo “Arqueologia Andina ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1436168 (stock #CH2058)
Arte Xibalba
$375.00
A large Chimu vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 9” high and features the sculpture of a man paddling a reed boat (tule). The nicely burnished chamber is decorated with panels of typical wave designs over other symbols. Intact, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1435339 (stock #MO2293)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A lovely Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. It is 6-1/2” high and is decorated with a group of four stylized stingrays arranged in a star design. They are painted in red over the cream kaolin slip and an incised decorative element encircles the spout. Intact, with good paint and mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1432975 (stock #CH2053)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A fine Chimu portrait vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7-3/4” high and depicts the Maize God. He is portrayed with two large ears of maize on the back of the head and is adorned with unusual ear ornaments. Intact, with heavy mineral encrustation and trails.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1432205 (stock #CH2066)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A nice Chimu canteen from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This nicely detailed jug with intact loop handle is 6-1/8” high and features a shaman transformed into a serpent on one side and a group of sea birds on the other. Intact, nicely burnished, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1426653 (stock #MO1143)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A lovely Moche florero from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This finely made vessel is 6” high, 7-3/4” in diameter and is decorated with intricate geometric designs covering the widely flared interior. The exterior is completely painted with circular designs in a negative manner. Strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1413378 (stock #PE77E)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
An excellent Chancay comb from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This rare weaving tool is 4-1/2” long, 2-1/4” wide. Beautifully made from split reed, most likely Carrizo, with flattened points on both sides. This rare textile weaving tool is bound with the brown and tan braided thread typical of Chancay textile manufacture and retains a small handle. Choice example, with lots of alpaca hair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1394892 (stock #CV225)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A lovely Chavin stone bowl or mortar from Peru, ca. 1200 – 200 BC. This choice example is 2-7/8” in diameter and is carved from fine-grained, light brown stone. Beautifully polished and extensively used. Good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1027666 (stock #CH888)
Arte Xibalba
$850.00
An exceptional Chimu wood staff from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This rare example is 22-1/2” long and features a nicely detailed head topped with a large flared element. The carving is surrounded by multiple bands of delicate pyro-incised designs. In superb condition, fine patina, mounted on stand.