A significant and scarce artifact from the Taino culture. Dominican Republic. Ca.
1250-1400 AD. Sat upon by a cacique (chief) in religious ceremonials. This intact
Duho is extremely rare and a most unique find. Sculpted from one solid piece of wood
and elaborately carved in the shape of an ancestor spirit known as a zemi. Well executed
head, legs and beautiful scrollwork on lifted back. Genitalia exposed underneath.
Excellent rich patina…
Pre-Columbian Artifacts for the Distinguished Art Collector
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Standing on a pedestal wearing a wide 6.75" dia. brim hat and large earplugs. Excellent facial features. Used for ceremonial purposes. Brown coloring shows… Special $3,250.00
An extraordinary and rare Colima Fish Flute. This example is fully detailed with excellent coloring. Large head with appliqué eyes. Elongated body with two dorsal, two pectoral, two anal and a caudal fin… Special $1,825.00
A beautifully large sized Valdivian sand stone plaque. Bas-relief with deeply excised carvings. Calcium Carbonate incrustations throughout… Special $3,825.00
This unique war Sling was well constructed and made of twisted human hair and braided with Llama wool. Common huaracas were generally made with more elaborate complex braids using multiple contrast colored Llama fibers. One could… Special $1,295.00
If you are searching for a book that ties together Andean mythology, Incan Historical Data and a new approach to those applications and relevancies into today, this book will impress you. Special $55.00
This six pointed bronze mace head is very stout and has a unique isosceles trapezoid shape. One end is larger than the other. Heavy and adequately size to produce a very damaging weapon. Excellent condition with nice patina… Special $965.00
This is an exceptional and choice stone sculpture of the Transition Style. Beautiful
spiral perforation on the tail. Dark green coloring. Valdivia region, Ecuador. 2000BC/300BC
Measuring 5" long by 2 3/4" tall…
Another awesome and bold strand of 2 canines with round and cylindrical clay beads.
These teeth could only have been acquired at great expense. Necklace is about 18"
in length. Average tooth…
A handsome and superb pair of Mayan stone daggers. Bi-facially knapped with thin
handles and ridged sharp blades. Each of different colored chert. Blades are very
symmetric and well balanced to handle. Choice condition. Belize…