This rare late Inca vessel is in the form of a Criollo bull (Costeño con Cuernos).
These robust cattle were brought in by the Spanish during the conquest of the Americas
during the 16th century. This center spouted vessel shows a very healthy and stout
animal with small lyre shaped horns. Overall brown slip with additional red and white
paint embellishments. Today, these type ceramic figures are replicated as they became
recognized symbolically. They are called Torito de Pucará and have grown into a traditional
talisman to serve as a reminder to the powerful animal which brought them growth
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A sweet Effigy Jar from the Chorrera culture, Ecuador. Ca. 1000-500 BC. This open bowl vessel is mold made. Reddish clay under slip and burnished. Adolescent in appearance. Wears over- sized ear plugs (napkin ring type)... Special 485.00 USD
This rare late Inca vessel is in the form of a Criollo bull. These robust cattle were brought in by the Spanish during the conquest of the Americas during the… Special 855.00 USD
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 USD
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 USD
A scholarly set of transitional Valdivian stone specimens. Two Formative Period Palmer
stones. Each sample type showing the progression involving the creation of the first
human effigy in the Western Hemisphere.
Special 1,825.00 USD
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 22.98 USD
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Pre-Columbian Artifacts for Seasoned and Inspired Collectors Alike
Fine and rare roller pin type sello. Deeply impressed geometric designs. The function
of Pre-Columbian seals has long been a matter of debate. They were not used to stamp
clay like Near Eastern…
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…