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Intact & Large Aztec Ceremonial Flint Blade with Rare Crystallization
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1162134
1162134


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$965.00 

This interesting piece is an Aztec flint blade which dates circa 1400-1525 A.D. This piece is approximately 6.3 inches high by 2.5 inches wide, and is a large example for the type. This piece is intact, save for a minute chip at one end, and has a beautiful light brown patina with some spotty black mineral deposits. This piece has a small hole near the center of the piece, and this hole is full of minute crystals which are imbedded in the inner cavity, and run to the outer edge of the hole on... Click for details

Apolonia Ancient Art and the ATADA
Pre-Columbian Pre AD 1000: item #1161759
1161759


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Apolonia Ancient Art is a full member of the ATADA (Antique Tribal Art Dealers Association). Apolonia Ancient Art follows the "Trade Practices and Standards", as defined by the ATADA regarding all business transactions. The ATADA is an association of dealers in antique Tribal and PreColumbian art whose aim is to promote responsible dealing, and provide a standard for all of it's members to represent authentic objects that have full and legal title. The ATADA members "Trade Practices and... 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.)

X-Rare Esoteric Nazca Ceremonial Heart Vessel: Ex Sackler Foundation
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1088689
1088689


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$7,800.00 

This extremely rare piece is an attractive canteen type vessel that has been classified as Nazca culture, circa 500-600 A.D. This piece is approximately 7 inches high by 8.75 inches wide, has a small raised opening, and is heart shaped. This piece also stands by itself, as it has a flat bottom, and is very easy to handle with both hands due to it's "V-shaped" design. This esoteric "V-shaped" piece has a beautiful and even dark red glaze, and may have been designed to represent a human heart. ... Click for details

Chavin Pottery Tembladera Idol
Pre-Columbian Pre AD 1000: item #1064971
1692


Griffin Gallery Ancient Art
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3100.00 

Chavin Pottery Idol from Tembladera, an ancient burial site in the Jequetepeque Valley which as given its name to a particular aspect of Chavin style of ceramics, North Coastal Peru, ca. 800 - 500 BCE. Incised face and limbs, standing erect and holding a staff in each hand. Ceramic vessels made a large percentage of mortuary offerings in ancient Peru. This molded, stylized idol is publised in "Chavin Spirits, Shamans and Hallucinogenics" and also displayed at the National Museum of Denmark. T.L.... Click for details

Lively & Intact Moche Skeletal Portrait Head Ancestor Vessel
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1054243
1054243


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$1,265.00 

This interesting Moche vessel is in the form of a skeletal head, and it dates circa 200-500 A.D. This piece is approximately 6 inches high, and is intact with no repair/restoration. This piece is mold made from a light brown terracotta, and there are spotty dark black and brown dotted deposits. This piece has a great deal of eye appeal, as the eyes and mouth are framed with shrunken skin not unlike a death skull. There is some academics that think this type of Moche portraiture displays an... Click for details

Sinu Pottery Effigy Vessel with Four Female Figures
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1053986
1677


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3000.00 

Sinu Pottery Effigy Vessel, Colombia 500 - 1000 CE. Globular form with motif of four women with bare breasts and registers of glyph like scrawls. Flared lip and footed base. Intact and in excellent condition. 10 1/2" high x 11" diameter. Ex: Milford Nemer collection, MI. According to the book Across the Pacific: From Ancient Asia to Precolombian America, By Christian Lemoy, ceramic and gold working relationships probably existed between the Sinu cultural and those of Panama and Costa Rica. The... Click for details

Cute & Intact Colima Standing Warrior Whistle with Shield
Pre-Columbian : Mexico Pre AD 1000: item #1047632
1047632


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$875.00 

This cute piece is a Colima standing warrior that dates circa 150 B.C.-250 A.D. This piece is approximately 5.5 inches high and is intact, with no apparent repair and/or restoration. This piece is a light red/orange terracotta, and has some minute dark black spotty dendrite deposits. This piece is also a whistle, with an opening at the top and at the back of the hollowed head. The whistle is well made, and makes quite a sharp high-pitched tone. This piece was likely ceremonial, and may have... Click for details

Large & Intact Mayan Cylinder Vessel with Basket Pattern
Pre-Columbian : Mayan Territories Pre AD 1000: item #1044364
1044364


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$2,675.00 

This visually appealing piece is a large Mayan cylinder vessel that dates circa 400-600 A.D. This piece is approximately 8.5 inches high by 6.9 inches in diameter, is intact with no repair and/or restoration, and sits on four legs that are attached to the bottom base. This piece is a bright orange and black-line polychrome ceramic, which has a "square-cubed" geometric pattern that runs around the entire outer surface. This pattern is likely an imitation of a basket weave pattern, or possibly... Click for details

Rare & Powerful Costa Rican Jade Avian Votive Pendant
Pre-Columbian : Costa Rica Pre AD 1000: item #1027901
1027901


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This interesting piece is a carved jade pendant that is from the Costa Rican region, and dates circa 300 B.C.-500 A.D. This piece is approximately 1.5 inches high, and is part of a complete "axe-god" pendant. This piece likely formed a complete piece that was approximately 4.25 to 4.5 inches high, and may have been string cut into three near equal sections. This beautiful dark green jade piece is the upper section of a complete pendant, and is in the form of an avian head. The dark green... Click for details

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