Pre-Columbian Art and Antiquities by Arte Xibalba
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1358786 (stock #CH1027)
Arte Xibalba
$525.00
A beautiful group of Chimu silver ornaments from Peru, ca. 1100 - 1450 AD. This rare set of important funerary offerings consists of a 4" high crown decorated with a trio of feather ornaments, a 4-1/4" wide pectoral with attached trophy heads and a pair of finely made 1" long ear flares. Nice repoussé workmanship, good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1357941 (stock #IN712)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
A lovely Inca figural vessel from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. It is 6-1/4” high and depicts a hunched over individual drinking from a cup. Nicely detailed, with calcified roots all over the highly burnished slip.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1356908 (stock #NZ674)
Arte Xibalba
$500.00
A rare Nazca figure from Peru, ca. 300 – 600 AD. This adorable standing female is 3-1/2” high and is depicted standing, with hands held to the chest. She is adorned with the typical design elements front and back. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits. Mounted on stand.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1356860 (stock #MO2010)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A fine Moche Sacred Mountain scene from Peru, ca. 400 - 700 AD. It is 4-1/2" high and depicts Ai Apaec emerging from the mountains. He is nicely detailed and is adorned with serpents coiled around the mountain peaks. Good paint and mineral deposits.

Cf. Giersz "El Mundo Sobrenatural Mochica", page 167, for nearly identical examples from the Herrera Museum, perhaps from the same mold or matrix.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1356283 (stock #CH2005)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
An adorable Chimu shrimp effigy vessel from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 7” high, 6-3/4” long and depicts a shrimp with a nicely detailed, cute face. The legs are molded along the side of the chamber, the top of which is ribbed to mimic the carapace of the crustacean. Good mineral deposits, some spalling and minor damage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1356180 (stock #MO2122)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
A rare Moche figural pacha from Peru, ca. 400 – 700 AD. This fine figural vessel is 8-1/4” high and depicts a seated individual holding a bowl in front of his lips. He is wearing a simple tunic and is adorned with facial décor, a necklace and cap. Pachas are vessels used as conduits in water worship and fertility rituals. In this case, the water is poured into the bowl, passes through tubes in the arms and exits through the spout at the base. Overall in excellent condition, with strong...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1355863 (stock #CY497)
Arte Xibalba
$325.00
An excellent Chancay figure from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This standing female is 7-1/2” high and is depicted with hands raised. She is wearing a pointed headdress and clothing that shows textile designs characteristic of this culture. In perfect condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1355555 (stock #MO2120)
Arte Xibalba
$550.00
An excellent Moche III warrior vessel from Peru, ca. 200 – 450 AD. It is 8-1/2” high and features a nicely detailed warrior seated atop the chamber. He is wearing a conical helmet, large ear ornaments, necklace and bracelets, as well as a back-flap, which is the insignia of the elite. His war club and shield are on the ground next to him. Strong paint, good mineral deposits, repaired break.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1355293 (stock #CY496)
Arte Xibalba
$275.00
A rare Chancay litter figure from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. It is 4-3/4” long, 3” high and depicts a member of the elite seated on a litter. He is wearing a wrapped headdress, has clothing indicated with paint and is adorned with a necklace and ear ornaments. Good paint and mineral deposits, minor repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1354499 (stock #IN699)
Arte Xibalba
$400.00
A gorgeous Inca kero from Peru, ca. 1535 – 1575 AD. This beautiful, Early Colonial example is 4-1/2” high and features a jaguar crawling up the side of the vessel. The upper part of the chamber is further decorated with planting scenes, depicting two pairs of figures. Each pair portrays one individual with a planting stick and the other sowing seeds. The lower half of the chamber and flared base are decorated with plants.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1354416 (stock #CH794)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An exceptional Chimu redware bottle from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This rare example is 9” high and features pepinos molded in relief, surrounding the upper half of the chamber. The intervening spaces are filled with groups of delicately painted birds and panels of wave designs, which symbolize water. A superbly detailed monkey adorns the spout. In excellent condition, with good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1354415 (stock #MO1115)
Arte Xibalba
$550.00
A choice Moche IV Fineline bottle from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. It is 10-1/2” high and features an unusual serpent theme. A pair of large stylized birds dominates the center of the scene, each with a large serpent to its side. In addition, there are two temple structures, each with serpents protruding. Below the scene, the chamber is decorated with hanging ornaments. In excellent condition, with strong paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1353154 (stock #MO1722)
Arte Xibalba
$250.00
A rare Moche headdress ornament from Peru, ca. 200 – 700 AD.  This marvelous copper plume is 10-3/4” long and is studded with highly polished sodalite elements at the top.   A rare element from the crown of an elite personage.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1353152 (stock #MO1363)
Arte Xibalba
$350.00
An excellent Moche figural kero from Peru, ca. 500 - 700 AD. It is 5-1/2" high and depicts an individual wearing an ornate headdress, decorated with a pair of serpents dangling at the temples. In excellent condition, with strong paint and good mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1350384 (stock #CH661)
Arte Xibalba
SOLD
A large Chimu-Inca flask with shamanic motif from Peru, ca. 1400 – 1500 AD. This finely made example is 9-1/4” high and features a shaman performing a rain ceremony. He is depicted standing with arms raised and is wearing a complex headdress. The other side has a quartered motif mimicking leather straps. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #1350382 (stock #MO2115)
Arte Xibalba
$425.00
A fine Moche IV zoomorphic vessel from Peru, ca. 450 – 550 AD. This beautifully sculpted brownware example is 9” high and portrays a recumbent stag. He is depicted alert, with large ears over the emerging horns. His face is expressive, with a broad, almost comical grin. Highly burnished and just minor repair.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Implements : Pre 1492 item #1349690 (stock #PE77H)
Arte Xibalba
$150.00
An excellent Chancay comb from Peru, ca. 1100 – 1450 AD. This rare weaving tool is 3-1/2” long, 2-3/8” 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 has an unusual stitched element. Choice example.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1349025 (stock #MO1955)
Arte Xibalba
$450.00
An excellent Moche I bottle from Peru, ca. 50 BC – 100 AD. It is 7-1/4” high and depicts a coiled serpent which is detailed with red over cream paint. In excellent condition, with strong mineral deposits.