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Covered overall in a creamy yellow slip with deposits and some light staining present. The spout tip has been reattached with the break restored. It depicts a standing male figure with one hand on the hip, the other at his stomach. A very fine and unusual example that displays impressively! 50 — West Mexico 300 BC - 300 AD Small Colima pottery olla from Western Mexico. A few cracks around the midsection have been stabilized and restored, otherwise intact. Hembrough Collection of Illinois Approx 11.5" across x 4" tall 0 — West Mexico 200 BC - 200 AD A large incensario cover from the Michoacan region of Western Mexico. Has small rim chips - 3) Medium tripod (right) - Approx. Lovely bowl with rattle legs and in perfect condition - 0 Priced individually or 0 for all three — Ecuador 3000 BC - 2500 BC Hacha 1 (left). Two other smaller textile fragments with geometric and bird designs.
In excellent condition with no breaks, cracks or repairs. Painted overall in an orange-red slip with cream details, topped by a wide flared spout. See Donnan's "Moche Portraits" Page 40, Figure 3.26 for a similar example. Painted overall with a purple-brown color and an orange-red slip on the spout. Breaks to the legs and minor losses replaced as is typical. One chamber is topped by a long straight spout, the other has a standing figure shown drinking from a kero. Both ear spools and small headdress losses have been replaced. A good example from one of Peru's earliest cultures and has great provenance. One foot has been reattached and the break restored. Two sets of museum codes written in ink across the top. Vessels with articulated parts are exceedingly rare in Costa Rican pottery. Minor losses replaced and several repaired breaks at the rim. Two of the legs have been reattached and partially restored. Sackler Collections" for a similar example and additional information.
Light mineral deposits and pigment remaining in the deep crevices along with minor fire clouding on each. The break lines have been restored and light paint enhancements, but is otherwise original and complete. The figure wears a headdress that contains the whistle. $550 — Costa Rica 1000 AD - 1400 AD Large human effigy figure from Costa Rica's Atlantic Watershed region, carved from tan colored lavastone. Light deposits along with minor scrapes and dings, all consistent with age. Museum deaccession with museum inventory code on the bottom. A few small cracks have been stabilized and restored. Considerable dendrites and other deposits present throughout. There are light stains (sticker residue) on both sides. Approx 13.5" tall x 7" across $600 — Peru 1100 AD - 1450 AD A fine collection of Chancay textiles and weaving tools. 8" x 10") woven textile panel with an interlocking bird motif and fringe along the bottom.
The ancient textile head wrap has some damage and fraying and may not be original to the piece, but are typically seen on figures of this type. The raised arm and the necklace are partially restored. Four long panels around the neck and four lower (body) panels that are a continuation of the themes on the neck. There are highly stylized stepped pyramids and concentric circles; possibly representing a solar eclipse. These hand-held stone tools were used by fishermen in the weaving and mending of fishnets. The Bat God is shown standing in a defiant pose wielding a club and ready for battle. The cheeks have additional incising that indicate facial tattooing or ritual scarification in the woven mat motif suggesting this individual was of the elite ruling class. 15 original pieces with restored break lines and small losses replaced. A large area of fire-clouding and surface discoloration on one side and the bottom. An exceptional example that is masterfully crafted. Terracotta construction with bright yellow-orange paint on the face and body. — West Mexico 100 BC - 250 AD A nice pair of Jalisco female figures. An elegant shape with a flared pedestal base and a sharply angled bowl. The upper shoulder of the bowl is decorated with finely incised linear and stippled geometric patterns. A relatively unknown culture, their pottery is exceptionally well crafted and beautifully painted in colors and styles very similar to the neighboring Tiwanaku, but their wares are typically more refined in their execution. Antara 1 is — Costa Rica - Panama 1000 AD - 1500 AD An adorable terracotta deer effigy vessel from the border area of Costa Rica and Panama - Diquis Zone, dating to the Chirique Phase, Period VI. Hollow construction with a domed front showing an avian motif. The dog is realistically sculpted, nicely detailed and sits atop a box-shaped (cube) lower chamber. — West Mexico 100 BC - 250 AD A medium-large redware phytomorphic vessel from the Colima region of ancient West Mexico. Sometimes referred to as corn-poppers based on their form, they were actually used as ceremonial water dippers by the ancient Moche. $650 — Peru 400 AD - 700 AD A nice Moche pottery trumpet from ancient Peru, dating to Phase IV. The long, hollow tubular body is curved (looped) at the top, ending with the mouth-piece. Bi-chrome painted in red and cream with three sets of chevrons radiating outward from the center along with pairs of wavy lines. Displays well on the custom metal stand which is included as shown. The sides are nearly vertical and flare slightly at the rim. $2400 — Costa Rica - Panama 1000 AD - 1500 AD An adorable bird vessel from the border area of Costa Rica and Panama (Diquis Zone) dating to the Chirique Phase, Period VI. It depicts a seated figure with hands resting on the knees, polychrome painted with linear designs in shades of red and brown against a cream ground. $250 — Ecuador 300 BC - 300 AD An unusual avian motif pottery rattle sculpture from the Manabi Province of ancient Ecuador. Some light surface wear, scrapes and minor imperfections as would be expected. See Klein and Cevallos "Ecuador - The Secret Art of Pre Columbian Ecuador" for additional scholarly information on ancient Manteno art and culture. A very diverse grouping with examples ranging from the early cultures of Mexico, down through Central America to later cultures of Peru. This type is typically referred to as a 'beehive' form, but their exact purpose is unknown. The unusual shape of these small incensarios are thought to represent an ancient pottery kiln or possibly a volcano effigy. Lynn Langdon - collected between the 1940s and early 1960s. Nicely sculpted in the form of a stylized Coatimundi with rounded body and wide, flared opening at the top. $675 — Peru 800 BC - 400 BC An early Chavin grayware terracotta stirrup vessel in the form of a Harpy Eagle. It has a sharply pointed curved beak, pierced eyes and a central ridge of plumage. Rounded bottom and flared sides, nicely polychrome painted in multiple colors. Used in ancient times to apply body paint and decorate woven fabrics, sellos were made as cylindrical roller-types and flat stamp-types. 3" long x 1.75" wide $500 for all three — Ecuador 1000 AD - 1500 AD A fine Manteno figural vessel from Pre-Columbian Ecuador. $300 — Ecuador 500 BC - 500 AD An exceptional Jamacoaque pottery figure of a seated Shaman. All show wear with some cracking and splintering consistent with age. A rare item from a time when shaft tombs were first being developed. Several breaks across the body have been restored, but it is all original and appears near choice.
Mounted on a wooden display block, made from an attractive, complementary exotic wood with several old collection labels on the back. Losses to the vessel, one ear spool and the tip of the nose are also restored along with other breaks and cracks, but it is generally complete; approximately 90 to 95 percent original and appears intact. Nicely painted overall with mythological motifs in black and orange-red against a cream background. $185 — Peru 400 AD - 600 AD An attractive Nazca figural stirrup vessel from ancient Peru. $850 — West Mexico 300 BC - 300 AD A large Colima olla from ancient West Mexico. The simplistic style is typical of late period Maya pottery. Assembled from eight original pieces with a large section of the bottom and two shards on one side replaced. Similar tools have also been found at ancient sites on the Island of La Plata off the coast of Ecuador. Some wear and a couple of tiny chips missing, but it is completely intact and original. The face shows bared teeth and protruding tongue with the eyes and nose enhanced with black bitumen paint. The surface is a burnished rich brown color with the incising filled with white kaolin, typical of Belen pottery. The headdress and jewelry are painted in teal (blue-green) pigment. $425 — Ecuador 1450 AD - 1550 AD A rare and interesting group of Inca (Inka) copper trade currency pieces. One is seated, the other standing, but stylistically they are nearly identical. The burnished surface is a deep orange-red with areas of dark brown fire clouding and light deposits. The base is intact; the bowl has been assembled from approx. This example is a four-lobed, squat bowl with a low base and a wide flared rim with opposing loop handles. The deer is a 6-point buck, most likely the 'white-tail' variety native to that area and found throughout the Americas. Just under 6" tall x 6.5" long (nose to tail) $250 — Mexico 400 BC - 100 BC A trio of Chupicuaro 'Pretty Ladies' from ancient Mexico, dating to the Pre-Classic period. On the front are two birds in low relief (repousse); a mother bird standing over her young. He wears a collar and has carved whiskers along with other incising on the head and face. Approx 9" tall x 4.25" across $625 — Guatemala 400 AD - 600 AD A large and complete Early-Classic period Maya 'Escuintla' incensario (brazier) from the Highlands-Pacific Slope region of Guatemala. $8000 — Peru 1000 AD - 1400 AD A nice Chancay canteen from ancient Peru. — Costa Rica 400 AD - 800 AD Three rare pottery pestles from Costa Rica's Atlantic Watershed Region. Vessel #3, Right - Incised sunburst design around the upper shoulder. Restored neck break and restored stress cracks on the lower body. This olla-form vessel is a stylized cactus showing a wide band of raised ribs and nodes sculpted around the midsection. The body is rounded, angles sharply at the shoulder and tapers toward the neck, then flares gently to a wide spout. This example is beautifully painted using the fine-line method in shades of red against a tan/cream background. The bottom tapers gently and is slightly flared at the end. The shallow bowl sits on three pointy, hollow legs containing rattles. A three-inch section of the rim has been restored along with one leg. Large, hollow ball-shaped feet are slotted diagonally. Well sculpted in the form of a stylized bird with wings in high relief tucked to the sides. The eyes, nose and mouth are in high relief along with large circular ear spools. Originally acquired in 1972 from Hartwell Kennard of Mc Allen, Texas. 5" tall x 3.75" across $275 — Peru 100 AD - 400 AD A Nazca pottery bowl with geometric designs. It depicts three birds perched upon conjoined spheres. Burnished redware surface with a few areas of fire clouding. It has never been overly cleaned and still shows ample deposits along with earthen encrustation in the crevices. Just over 11" tall x 6" across $1400 — Costa Rica 300 AD - 700 AD Tripod vessels from the Atlantic Watershed region of Costa Rica. Sizes range from very small to tiny with various types of surfaces; polychromes, blackwares, red and orange wares, etc. Additional provenance and info (specific cultures and dates) on each piece will be provided to the buyer. 1.25" tall to 2.25" tall $1850 — Peru 650 AD - 800 AD A nice Wari (Huari) vessel from ancient Peru. $200 each or $550 for all three — Ecuador 300 BC - 400 AD An unusual Jama Coaque figure from ancient Ecuador. 7.25" tall x 7" across $1250 — Mexico 300 AD - 400 AD A medium-large Teotihuacan tripod vessel dating to the Early Xolalpan Period. $425 — Mexico 250 AD - 650 AD A Pre-Classic (Phase I) Zapotec miniature vessel from the Monte Alban region of Central Mexico. Could be a honey dipper or possibly a baby feeder, but it also functions as a whiste. Two holes near the rim were used for suspension or to secure a lid. Minor rim chips restored along with some light erosion around the top. The tail on the back is hollow and served as a handle and pouring spout. Coatimundi were called "chic" by the ancient Maya and are similar to the North American raccoon. Also has two raised ear-like tufts on either side of the center crest. At the top is a step-fret pattern, below that is a thin band of elongated trophy heads. These roller stamp sellos are deeply carved and show geometric and mythological zoomorphic designs. Rounded lower chamber with a concentric (graduated) stepped form, topped by a seated figure playing a pan flute. Heavily adorned; he wears an elaborate jewelry assemblage: a large spherical nose-piece, huge ear spools and a perctoral. - $225 — Peru 1100 AD - 1450 AD A collection of five Chancay harpoon points. This being a very early example of a gadrooned, plant-fruit form vessel. Rounded bottom, carved with repeating geometric designs. Some minor fading to the black paint, otherwise completely intact and choice. Approx 6" across x 3.75" tall $625 — Mexico 600 AD - 900 AD Published Veracruz Nopiloa maternal figure dating to the Late Classic Period. She wears an elaborate headdress along with beaded necklace and bracelets. Ample deposits and areas of wear as would be expected.
The whistle works perfectly and has a nice, clear tone. A few scrapes and dings along with surface deposits, but generally a fine example that displays well on the custom metal stand which is included. This type, with geometrically painted patterns date to Phase 8 to Phase 9. Assembled from 10 original pieces with one triangular shard and part of the tail have been replaced and break-lines restored. She emerges from the arched dome which might represent a skirt-like garment that is raised by three rounded supports. These objects were used as covers over piles of burning incense. — Costa Rica - Panama 1000 AD - 1500 AD Three nice Tarrago tripod vessels from the border area of Costa Rica and Panama (Diquis Zone) dating to the Chirique Phase, Period VI. All show wear and some fraying consistent with age.