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Expressive Jama-Coaque Bust of a Shaman with Facial Tattoos
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1406949
1406949


Apolonia Ancient Art
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$375.00 

This expressive piece is a Jama-Coaque bust of a shaman that dates circa 500 B.C.-500 A.D., and is approximately 4.5 inches high. The Jama-Coaque culture lived in the tropical forest coastal region of northern Ecuador near the Esmeraldas River, and they produced high quality ceramics with detailed features. One such piece is the detailed bust offered here, and it is a bust of a shaman with incised fine-line facial tattoos. This piece is a fragment of a complete individual, and this type is... Click for details

Complete & Scarce Votive Gold Muisca "Tunjo" Warrior/Priest Figurine
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre 1492: item #1406678
1406678


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$1,675.00 

This complete and interesting piece is a votive gold Muisca "Tunjo" warrior/priest figurine that dates circa 10th-16th century A.D., and is approximately 2.1 inches high, by 9 inches wide at the shoulders, by .45 inches deep at the extended feet. This piece is a solid example and weighs approximately 8.5 grams. This piece is also complete, has no restoration/repair, and was cast as one solid example. This piece was not worked and polished after casting, and is as it was when it came out of... Click for details

Sacred & Votive Hard Stone Valdivia-Chorrera Hache with Esoteric Shape
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1398950
1398950


Apolonia Ancient Art
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$875.00 

This esoteric green hard stone piece is a Valdivia-Chorrera hacha that dates circa 1500-600 B.C., and is approximately 5.85 inches long, by 4 inches wide, by 1.7 inches thick. This piece was produced by the Valdivia-Chorrera culture that lived in modern day Ecuador, and was one of the earliest pre-Columbian cultures of South America. This piece is a votive type object and is shaped as a battle ax, and is a type that is also referred to as a "hacha". This piece was smoothed and polished into... Click for details

Jama Coaque Terracotta Seated Figure with Headdress
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1371567
3226


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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Jama Coaque Terracotta Seated Figure with elaborate Headdress, Ecuador, ca. 500 BCE - 500 CE. 6 3/4" x 3 3/4" x 4 3/4". Ex: Sotheby's New York. Some professional repair as seen in images. Otherwise in very good condition. Jama-Coaque community existed between 500 BCE - 500 CE and inhabited the areas between the Cape of San Francisco in Esmeraldas to the north of Manabi. It was developed in an area of wooded hills and wide beaches that facilitated their resource gathering members of both the... Click for details

Jama Coaque Terracotta Seated Shaman with Horn, Tail
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1371564
3225


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Jama Coaque Terracotta Seated Shaman with Horn and tail. Ecuador, ca. 500 BCE - 500 CE. Seated with elaborate headdress and costume. 5 1/2" x 4" x 4 3/4". Excellent pigment and some professional repair as seen in images. In very good condition. Ex: Sotheby's New York. Jama-Coaque community existed between 500 BCE - 500 CE and inhabited the areas between the Cape of San Francisco in Esmeraldas to the north of Manabi. It was developed in an area of wooded hills and wide beaches that facilitated... Click for details

Quimbaya Pottery Slab Seated Male with Gold Nose Ring
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1202402
2042


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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9,000 

Quimbaya Slab Seated Male with Ancient Gold Nose Ring, Colombia, Late Classic Period ca. 500 - 1000 CE. Seated with outstretched legs and arms. Slanted eyes and pierced head and body for feather insertions. Incised tattooed arms and legs. Professional repair to torso from original piece. 13" high. In excellent condition. Ex: The Lands Beyond, New York. See Gardner Museum of Ceramic Art, accession number G83.1.0175. The Quimbaya inhabited the areas corresponding the modern departments of... Click for details

Rio Magdalena Pottery Burial Urn, Woman riding a Sea Turtle
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre 1492: item #1189779
1946


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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10000.00 

Rio Magdalena Pottery Burial Urn of a Female riding a turtle, Colombia ca. 1200 - 1500 CE. Cylindrical body with a stylized turtle projecting on the front, arms out-stretched, four lug handles encircling the shoulder. Surmounted by a domed lid with a seated female figure on top with slender arms and hands outspread on the knees, the face with ears and septum pierced for ornaments. In excellent condition. 24 3/4" high on custom stand. Pottery Urn is 23" x 8" x 11" Ex: Sotheby's New York. Due to... Click for details

Quimbaya Pottery Slab Male with tail of Bird
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1184580
1915


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$7,000 

Quimbaya Pottery Slab Male with tail of Bird, Colombia, Late Classic Period 500 - 1000 CE. Slab male with seated on crouching legs and hands on knees. Slanted eyes and smiling lips with pierced head and body for feather insertions. Incised tattooed arms and legs. Intact with some earthen encrustation but in excellent condition. 12 3/4" high. See Gardner Museum of Ceramic Art, accession number G83.1.0175. The Quimbaya inhabited the areas corresponding the modern departments of Quindío, Caldas... Click for details

Jama Coaque Pottery Maskette
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1184553
1912


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$1,200 

Jama Coaque Pottery Maskette, Ecuador, ca. 400 BCE - 500 CE. Maskette with white hollow eyes, pursed lips and protruding chin. Pierced ears and eyes with furrowed brow. On custom stand. Mask is 3 1/2" diameter. In excellent condition. Ex: The Lands Beyond, New York. The Jama-Coaque communities were skilled in creating ceramic pottery items as well, which again showed that they were a very sophisticated tribe. The pottery recovered from the sites is on display at the Jama Municipal Museum.... Click for details

Jama Coaque Pottery Female with Headdress
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1184549
1911


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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$750 

Jama Coaque Pottery Female with elaborate headdress, Ecuador, ca. 400 BCE - 500 CE. polychromed standing female with elaborate feather headdress and nose ring. Face and tunic partially glazed. Turquoise colored shaw worn around neck. ca. 400 B.C.E. - 500 C.E., 10 1/2" high. Professional repair to waist and left arm. In very good condition. Ex: The Lands Beyond, New York. Jama-Coaque community existed between 355 BCE 0 1532 CE and inhabited the areas between the Cape of San Francisco in... Click for details

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