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Intact & X-Large Colima Standing Ceremonial Shaman: Ex Sothebys
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1394012
1394012


Apolonia Ancient Art
303-321-7351 gallery



$3,675.00 

This intact and x-large piece is a Colima standing shaman/priest that dates to the Protoclassic Period, circa 100 B.C.-250 A.D., and is approximately 17.8 inches high. This powerful piece has a dark red glaze that covers the entire piece, and has some spotty dark black and brown mineral deposits, along with some attractive root marking. This figure is seen holding a rattle in his left hand, and a curved implement in his right which may be a ceremonial knife. He is also seen wearing a shell... Click for details

Scarce & Lustrous Black Glazed Colima Seated Shaman: Ex Sotheby's
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1389637
1389637


Apolonia Ancient Art
303-321-7351 gallery



$3,265.00. 

This piece is a black glazed Colima seated shaman that dates to the Protoclassic Period, circa 100 B.C.-250 A.D., and is approximately 10.8 inches high. This pleasing piece has a deep black lustrous glaze over the entire piece, and is scarce as such, as most Colima examples of this type have a red to reddish brown glaze. This seated shaman is seen gesturing with a left upraised arm, and this arm also forms an open spout. This lively shaman is also seen with his right hand placed on his thigh,... Click for details

Intact & X-Large Colima Seated Warrior with Raised Arm: Ex Sotheby's
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1389023
1389023


Apolonia Ancient Art
303-321-7351 gallery



$6,875.00 

This powerful piece is a seated Colima warrior that dates to the Protoclassic Period, circa 100 B.C.-250 A.D., and is approximately 14 inches high. This reddish-brown seated warrior has long youthful limbs, and is seen with the raised right arm balanced on his knee. His cupped right hand perhaps once held an implement, or a lance made from perishable material. This warrior also appears to be in a trance, and has a rounded face with closed "coffee-bean" style eyes. He is also seen wearing a... Click for details

Scarce & Intact Colima Water Carrier with Detailed Jar: Ex Sothebys
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1385336
1385336


Apolonia Ancient Art
303-321-7351 gallery



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This scarce piece is a Colima water carrier figurine that dates to the Proto-classic Period, circa 100 B.C.-250 A.D., and is approximately 13.25 inches high. This piece is intact with no repair and/or restoration, and has a nice even deep red glaze over the entire outer surface, save the bottoms of the flat feet. This piece also stands solidly by itself, and the water carrier seen here has a large jar on his back that has detailed ropes and fittings which are not normally seen on scarce pieces... Click for details

Mint Quality & Scarce Colima Effigy Deer Vessel: Ex Sothebys
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1381808
1381808


Apolonia Ancient Art
303-321-7351 gallery



$1,675.00 

This scarce piece is a Colima effigy deer vessel that dates to the Protoclassic Period, circa 100 B.C.-250 A.D. This piece is approximately 10.5 inches long, by 6.5 inches high, and is in mint quality condition with no repair and/or restoration. This exceptional Colima vessel depicts a standing deer, with the sides of the body decorated with incised panels that frame two doubled-headed spiders. In addition, there is an incised diamond pattern seen on the frontal shoulders below the raised... Click for details

Scarce & Complete Colima Mahogany Obsidian Sacred Blade with Handle
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1378644
1378644


Apolonia Ancient Art
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This piece is a Colima obsidian blade that dates circa 100 B.C.-250 A.D., and is approximately 8.2 inches long. This piece was skillfully chipped into the scarce shape that is seen today, and was formed into a weapon that has a combination blade and handle. This form is rare to scarce relative to Colima blades of this type, as they are usually designed into a "double-pointed" blade with no handle. This piece was likely a ceremonial blade that was created also as a "votive" type object, and... Click for details

Nayarit Standing Warrior with Helmet and Barrel Armor: Ex Marschall
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1366390
1366390


Apolonia Ancient Art
303-321-7351 gallery



$1,625.00 

This attractive piece is a standing Nayarit warrior that dates circa 100 B.C.- 250 A.D., and is approximately 11.2 inches high. This warrior is seen wearing a helmet and barrel armor, and is holding a club with both hands at the front of his body. There appears to be a strap that is seen passing between his legs, along with a belt around his waist which may have supported the barrel armor seen on his upper torso. This armor is also seen wrapping around his body, and the helmet has several... Click for details

Complete & Cute Zapotec Green Serpentine Seated Monkey Pendant
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1224537
1224537


Apolonia Ancient Art
303-321-7351 gallery



$1,365.00 

This cute little piece is a pendant from the Zapotec culture that dates circa 200 B.C.-200 A.D. (Monte Alban II period). This piece has earlier Mezcala artistic influence, and a myriad of small monkey/squirrel pendants of this type were produced as early as 300 B.C. in western Mexico by the Mezcala culture. This complete piece is approximately 1.9 inches high by 2 inches long, and stands upright on its own, which also points to the skill of the artist, as most of these examples do not stand on... Click for details

Nayarit Chinesco Pottery Figure of a Squatting Female
Pre-Columbian : Western Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1153644
1815


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$2,500 

Nayarit Chinesco Pottery Figure of a Squatting Female (Type D), Mexico, Protoclassic (100 BCE - 250 CE) Wearing elaborate jewelry and painted in cream and orange. In excellent condition, 7" high. (For example see Sotheby's NY, 15 May 2009, African Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art, lot 105, Sold for $6,875.)









 


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