All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #985372 (stock #CR217)
A fine jadeite pendant from Costa Rica, ca. 500 BC – 1000 AD. This thin "blade pendant” is 3-3/4” long and is double perforated at the top for suspension. The dark green stone has a lovely calcified patina, evidencing water-borne mineral intrusion into the burial site. Nice example.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1354697 (stock #CR682)
A choice Nicoya axe god pendant from Costa Rica, ca. 500 – 1500 AD. This lovely deity celt is 3-3/4” long and is made from nicely speckled jadeite. The superbly detailed facial features are deeply cut and drilled, the septum is a high ridge and it is drilled though the neck for suspension. Heavy mineral deposits.