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Scarce & Intact Chavin Canteen Bottle with Seated Deity
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1386086
1386086


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$1,875.00 

This intact Chavin piece is a canteen designed vessel with a seated deity that dates to the Middle Chavin Period, circa 1000-700 B.C. This interesting piece is approximately 8.75 inches high, by 4.5 inches in diameter at the center of the vessel. This piece is a seated deity with a rounded body, extended nose, and appears to be wearing a skull cap and a loose mantle. There are also two suspension holes seen on each side of the raised spout, and this piece may have been carried as a canteen... Click for details

Scarce & Intact Moche Stirrup-Spout Vessel with Mythical Creature
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1385409
1385409


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$975.00 

This scarce piece is a Moche stirrup-vessel with a mythical creature, and dates circa 450-600 A.D., Moche IV-V Periods. This interesting piece is approximately 10.9 inches high, and is intact with no repair and/or restoration. This piece has alternating dark red and light tan colors, and features a mythical creature running right with a toothy open mouth, and is holding a sacrificial tumi with an extended arm. This creature also appears to be in flight, and there are also three symbols seen... Click for details

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


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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

Intact & Powerful Early Moche Seated Dignitary
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1384532
1384532


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$2,675.00 

This powerful piece is an early Moche seated dignitary that dates circa 300-100 B.C., and is approximately 7.2 inches high. This piece is intact with no repair/restoration, and has a light brown and dark red glaze. This powerful looking piece is a seated dignitary seen with hands placed on the knees with feet crossed below, wearing an incised cap, and has a furrowed face with large eyes and a grinning mouth. The eyes and mouth have a deep recessed design that was likely once inlaid with... Click for details

Interesting & Intact Teotihuacan Frescoed Tripod Vase: Ex Marschall
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1382837
1382837


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$1,675.00 

This interesting piece is a Teotihaucan tripod vase that dates to the Early to Middle Classic Period, circa 300-600 A.D. This piece is approximately 5.4 inches high, by 5.7 inches in diameter, and is intact with no restoration and/or repair. This esoteric piece has a slightly flared rim, and has three hollow slab legs that were attached on the flat bottom of the main body of the vessel. These slab legs have a sacred woven mat pattern seen within, and the dark gray main body has a thin outer... Click for details

Flawless & Powerful Chimu Blackware Feline Aryballos
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1381928
1381928


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$725.00 

This piece is a Chimu blackware feline aryballos that dates circa 1100-1400 A.D. This piece is approximately 7 inches high, by 5.5 inches wide from ear to ear, and is in flawless intact condition with no repair and/or restoration. This mold made ceramic has a nice deep even black glaze over the entire outer surface, and some spotty white calcite deposits. The black glaze also has some thicker added glaze that forms some linear designs of the feline, and one such design appears to be cat... Click for details

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


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$2,365.00 

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 & Intact Chancay Black-On-Red Canteen Vessel with God Spout
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1381605
1381605


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$865.00 

This piece is a Chancay canteen type vessel that dates circa 1100-1400 A.D. This piece is approximately 11.8 inches high, by 9 inches wide, by 4.5 inches thick through the main body of the vessel. This piece is a scarce "black-on-red" Chancay canteen vessel, as the majority of Chancay vessels are "black-on-cream" type vessels, and tend to be rather thin walled. The piece offered here is very durable, as it has thick walls, although it was a mold-made type vessel. This piece has attractive... Click for details

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


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$1,875.00 

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

Superb & Intact Chimu/Lambayeque "Staff God" Stirrup-Spout Vessel
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre 1492: item #1377965
1377965


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$925.00 

This superb vessel is a Chimu/Lambayeque blackware stirrup-vessel that dates circa 1100-1400 A.D. This intact vessel is approximately 9.8 inches high, by 5.8 inches in diameter, and has a lustrous solid black glaze with some attractive and minor dark brown burnishing. There is also some minute root marking and spotty black mineral deposits, and this intact piece is in superb condition with no repair/restoration. This interesting piece shows four boxes on the upper shoulder, and within each... Click for details

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