This deeply engraved bone idol is a Dignitary holding ritual objects. Surrounding the central figure are decorations of large bands of geometric shapes with small interlocking frets that progresses into the back..
A fine symmetric Mezcala anthropomorphic axe god figure. Type M-8. Carved from grey Metadiorite stone. Incised features and details indicated by grooving. Very nice abstract and artistic piece…
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A finely carved were-jaguar mask. Made from the favored jade stone. This mask is considered to be a shaman in the midst of transformation. Notable for its characteristic upraised upper lip, bifurcated tongue, curved fangs and cleft forehead. The Olmec God. A hardbound CIRAM Scientific Analysts report is provided.
An elegant 17th century house on Cuenca Street in the historic center of Quito, long
known as the Casa del Alabado (the House of Praise), is today an important museum
of the same name. The Casa del…
Post contact. Rare late Inca vessel 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. Today, these type ceramics figures are replicated and called…
A splendid double sided Wari (Huari) Staffed Sun God beaker. Relief sculpted out
of a dark hard wood. The figure represents the Sun God by the rays projecting out
of his head. Open arms holding staffs that are finalized with severed trophy heads…
A handsome female figurine displaying a large coffer on her lap. The offering shows
three handles on top and horizontal slats on front. She wears a skirt and an elaborate
headdress with long side flaps meeting her shoulders, all trimmed in green…
This unique and well constructed war Sling is 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 wool. One could…
Excellent set of Chorrera Pectoral Shells (Melongena Patula). The Larger has a centered
inverted openwork triangle and the smaller is incised with a single vertical line
running down the center. Both re-strung individually with modern knotted hemp twine.
A large Chancay weaver’s basket made of woven rush. Personal assortment of tools
which include numerous painted wooden spindles, metal and clay whorls, several small
bundles of colorful yarn with a piece of textile, cotton, a cactus thorn comb…
A pair of rare child's leather sandals. Thick twisted cotton used for straps. Pin
mounted in vintage wood and acrylic display.
This exceptional were-jaguar mask was sculptured from the Olmec’s most favored jade
stone. Ranging 7 on the Mohs hardness scale, this masterful creation was extremely
difficult to produce. The mask is unique and considered to be a shaman in the midst
of transformation. Exhibits both animal and human qualities in high relief. Notable
for its characteristic upraised upper lip, bifurcated tongue, curved fangs and cleft
forehead. His almond shaped eyes are perforated, nose is wide and flat with projecting
Mexico, ca. 900-600 B.C. Very Rare mask in Jade - Investment piece.