Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #1354697 (stock #CR682)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1347436 (stock #CR638)
Arte Xibalba
$200.00
A lovely Nicoya portrait jar from Costa Rica, ca. 750 – 1250 AD. It is 3-1/4” in diameter and depicts an individual adorned with ear ornaments and facial décor. The upper section of the chamber is decorated with various geometric designs, most likely representing a ceremonial headdress. The large eyes indicate the portrayal of an individual in a state of drug induced trance. Strong paint, good mineral deposits and calcified root marks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Stone : Pre AD 1000 item #985372 (stock #CR217)
Arte Xibalba
$100.00
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.