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


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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


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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

Jama Coaque Pottery Shaman with Tail
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre AD 1000: item #1184543
1910


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Jama Coaque Pottery Shaman, Ecuador, ca. 400 BCE - 500 CE. Polychromed zoomorphic male figure with large tail standing with arms outstretched. Brilliant headdress portrays ceremonial life in coastal Ecuador. 6 1/4" high, in excellent 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 Esmeraldas to the north of Manabi. It was developed in an area of wooded hills and wide beaches that... Click for details

Jama Coaque Pottery Vessel, Man & Consort
Pre-Columbian : Columbia and Ecuador Pre 1492: item #1184537
1909


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Jama Coaque Pottery Vessel of a Man and Consort, Ecuador, ca. 400 BCE - 500 CE. Terracotta hollow vessel, male figure on seat of authority with ceremonial costume. Stylized Consort stands on shoulders appears above head. 10 1/2" high, in very good condition with some repair to Consort. 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 Esmeraldas to the north of Manabi. It was developed in an area... Click for details

Moche IV Pottery Portrait Vessel of God Ai Apaec
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre 1492: item #1184504
1907


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Moche IV Pottery Portrait Vessel of God Ai Apaec as an owl, Peru, circa 400-500 CE. Ai Apaec is known as the Decapitator God. Buff and brown pigment, incised fangs protruding from mouth, animalistic (hare) figures for ears, large round eyes, few minor chips to paint. In excellent condition. 10 1/2" x 7" x 8". Ex: Lands Beyond, New York. Originally the supreme sky deity of the Moche people, Ai Apaec was ousted from his position by Inti, the Incan God of the Sun and his people absorbed into the... Click for details

Moche I Pottery Stirrup Vessel of an Owl
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre AD 1000: item #1184312
1905


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Superb example of Moche I Pottery Stirrup vessel, tan, cream, and ochre glaze depicting an Owl on front and back. Zoomorphic creatures painted in ochre pigment on both sides. In excellent condition with minor mineral deposits and intact. Circa 200 - 500 C.E., 8 1/4" high. Ex. Estate of Alex Grodon, New York.

Inca Pottery Stirrup Vessel with Llama & Grooms
Pre-Columbian Pre 1492: item #1183459
1877


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Rare and unique, Inca Pottery Bridge Vessel, Andean Mountain Range, 1470 - 1540. Orange-brown double-globular vessel, seated groomers attending a llama, black and white spider web decoration on lobes, professional repair to llama & groomers from original pieces, in excellent condition. 8.5" high. Ex: Arte Primitivo, New York. The Inca believed that once upon a time, llamas could talk. A llama has much in common with a camel. In fact, llamas are members of the camel family. The Inca did not have... 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

Chimu Inca Pottery Figural Kero Effigy Vessel
Pre-Columbian : Peru and Bolivia Pre 1492: item #1182739
1872


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Chimu Inca Pottery Effigy figure holding a spondylus shell and wearing a botanical headdress. Peru, ca 1200 - 1500 CE. His face in a wide grin, hands clasped in front. Deeply incised facial features, hair, and clothing, 9" x 5" x 6", with custom stand. Ex: Arte Primitivo, New York. The Chimu people (900-1450 CE) of Peru produced distinctive blackware pottery. The vessels were created by smoldering flames during the firing and then buffing the surface to produce a dull sheen. Many of the pottery... 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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