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Colima Archaic Warrior Whistle Holding a Club! 200 BC!
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1346172
CW100


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Colima Archaic Warrior holding a club-Standing in a fluid motion-like filled position with arms raised at the ready at the ready holding a club. A spread feather –like attachment is strapped to the back with straps that chris cross the chest. Applied donut circular eyes typical of the archaic style. Applied strips form a helmet and chin strap. Buff clay with good deposits. The holes on the back suggests that it may have served as a whistle. 6 Β½ β€œ Height Acquired from Irwin Hearsey in... Click for details

Nayarit Pottery Seated Female, Protoclassic
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1240265
3050


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Nayarit Pottery Seated Female, Protoclassic, Mexico 100 BCE - 250 CE. Figure leaning forward supported on two legged stool. Rotund body decorated with curvilinear and striped resist tattoos. Right hand raised to mouth, deeply slit eyes and multiple ear ornaments. Painted overall in reddish brown and black. 13 3/8" high x 8" wide x 8 1/4" deep and in excellent condition. Ex: Property of the St. Louis University Art collection, gift of Mr. & Mrs. Sam J. Levin, St. Louis. Large, hollow ceramic... Click for details

Colima Pottery Blackware Duck Vessel
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1191850
1965


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Colima Pottery Blackware Duck Vessel, Mexico, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. Colima Blackware Potery Duck, Mexico, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. Finely modeled with long bill, small eyes staring outward. Stylized plumage and large hollow tail for spout. 6 3/4" high. Some stable, hairline cracks in cylindrical opening, but in good condition. Ex: Lands Beyond, New York. The name Colima comes from the Nahuatl word 'collimaitl', with 'colli' meaning 'ancestors or gods' and 'maitl' meaning 'the domain of...'. The... Click for details

Veracruz Pottery Zoomorphic Priest Ocarina, Rattle
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1186900
1928


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Veracruz Pottery Frog Ocarina and Rattle. Erotic Ocarina in the form of a frog with an erection. Vessel contains interior beads that rattle when shaken. Multiple holes allow various musical pitches. Poly chromed with traces of green, red, brown still intact. Adorable smiling face and wide open eyes with flattened nose. Neck framed by a layered panache of feathers and roundels adorn forehead and chest area. Mexico, ca. 600 - 900 C.E., On custom stand, 8 1/2" high. Ex: The Lands Beyond, New York.... Click for details

Colima Pottery Rain God Tlaloc Incensario, Janus form
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1184570
1914


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Colima Pottery Tlaloc Incensario in Janus form looking into the future while looking into the past, Mexico, ca. 100 BCE - 250 CE. The Aztec god of rain, agriculture, fire, and the south. The obverse deity surmounted by two intertwined snakes. Strong facial features with large protruding eyes, hands on his knees. Reverse side without hands and smaller head. One of four legs professionally reattached from original piece. One leg professionally reattached and in excellent condition. 14 3/4" high.... Click for details

Two Aztec Pottery Ceremonial Censers with Portrait Head & Rattle
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1183413
1874


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Sold Separately for $900 Two Aztec Pottery Ceremonial Cercers with Portrait Head & Rattle, Mexico, ca. 550 - 950 CE. Painted black & red with unglazed areas, applied stylized human head with clearly defined features on base. Open geometric pattern, Both are repaired from original pieces with restoration over the break lines. 5 1/4" high x 8 5/8 long x 4 3/4" wide. Incense burners (or censers) are a regular part of household artifact inventories at Aztec-period sites in central Mexico. People... Click for details

Veracruz Pottery Shaman Vessel
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1182427
1859


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Veracruz Pottery Shaman Vessel, Remojadas, Classic, Mexico, ca. 450-650 CE. Unusual double chambered form, Shaman figure with upraised right arm and diminutive legs emerging from the sides. High shaven forehead and wearing a loop nose ring and earrings. Chest protected by a shield. Painted reddish brown and buff. Some repair and also damage as seen in photos, otherwise in very good condition. 12 3/4" x 11" x 10". Ex: Sotheby's New York. Remojadas is a name applied to a culture, an archaeological... Click for details









 










 










 


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