Guanacaste Costa Rican Incensario
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A wonderful Potosi Applique with crocodilian effigy. This ritual incense burner has a top cover finalized with a portrayal of an aggressive spiny Caiman. Three rows of exaggerated pointed scutes crowns his elongated head. Two double ring banning appliqué surround the upper and matching lower section. White and red colors faintly appear near the eyes and legs. Lower bowl has vertical stripes in light yellow. Overall  body is heavily textured.

Greater Nicoya region, Costa Rica, 500 - 1350 AD (Period V-VI)


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The Sacred Valley of the Incas: Myths and Symbols
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..
An adorable set of four miniature
assorted bowls. Black-on-red resist
painted. Each distinctively designed.
Deposits throughout surface with
some rim chips and pitting...

A charming trio of small Bahia-type solid standing figurines. Each are sweet and unique. The first wears an elaborate ear and nose ornaments. All measure over 4" in height. Custom metal stand…  

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A Jamacoaque warrior figure in a seated
position. Wears head gear, decorated chest
guard/tunic and loin cloth. Bans around both
hands and Legs. Coloration is nice.
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An excellent Inca copper Axe. Symmetric
in shape, having a T-form hafting base
and curved blade. Refined copper axes
were produced for higher status
individuals. Common utilitarian axes…
PEIC-130 Inca Copper Axe
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ECJM-123 Jamacoaque Seated Warrior PEWI-118 Tiwanaku Large Bone Stele
This second book in the Yale University
Publications in Anthropology series
dedicated to the Machu Picchu collections
Recovered early in the twentieth century
from Machu Picchu by Hiram Bingham…
ECBH-102 Set of 3 Bahia de Caraquez Figurines
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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…

Jamacoaque Rolling Pin Type Seal

ECJM-111 Jamacoaque Rolling Pin Type Seal

Portrayed in this rattling vessel, the Mayan Bat God called "Camazotz". Inhabited in Xibalba - the god of darkness, violence and sacrifice…

Mayan Camazotz Rattle Vessel

MTMY-102 Mayan Rattle Vessel

Post contact. Consigned by the Metropolitan Museum of Art A set of ceremonial Chicha drinking bowls from the Altiplano area of Bolivia. Nicely patinated. Each produced from a single piece of wood. Both contain a pair of yoked animals centered in the middle with side carved handle/straps…

Tiwanaku / Aymara Tinka Vessels

Royal Chimu/Inca Ear Plugs

A choice pair of silver plated Chimu-Inca ear-spools. Anthropo-zoomorphic repousse decorations surround the center ring. Outer parameter consists of eternity symbols...

PEIC-113 Royal Inca Silver Plugs

Guangala Standing Figure

Handsome Guangala figure. Standing as if he was offering himself with hands and arms to his side. Very nice handling of the incised body motif. Burnished surface.  Whistle is…

ECGG-105 Guangala Standing Figure

Quimbaya Champlevé Incensario Bowl

Superb example of meticulous Quimbayan workmanship in red ware pottery. Deep cut away in champlevé (chip-carving) technique on outer surface. Ample mineral deposit throughout. No repairs…

CBQB-102 Quimbaya Champlevé Incensario Bowl

Bahia Female Whistling Vessel

Gorgeous vessel of an unclothed Bahian woman. Adorned with a necklace, ear plugs and nose ring. Functional whistle. Restored. Measures 21 cm. Manabi region, Ecuador 500 BC - 500 AD. Outstanding…

ECBH-105 Bahia Female Whistling Vessel

Chancay Death Mask

A large funerary mask from the Chancay culture, ca. 900 - 1470 AD. Central Coast Peru. Made from the softer Alder tree. 3 dimensional integrated face/head panel and neck…

Chimu Copper Ornaments

Shaped and hammered copper sheet with perforation holes for attachment. Central half-moon shaped backflap segmented in three pieces. Four separate double headed Jaguar repousse motif focalized…

Valdivian Stone Plaque


Beautifully sized Valdivian sand stone plaque. Bas-relief with deeply incised carvings. Calcium Carbonate incrustations throughout. Chebe Region, Ecuador. Phase 8. Fine Condition. Measures…

Large Chancay Staff

A hansom and  large Chancay Staff. Made from a light wood (Alder tree) that measures 21" in length. Iconic homogeneous face finial. Strong brow, nose and sculpted chin. Eyes are carved…

PECH-107 Large Chancay Burial Staff

Chorrera Female Figure

Solid standing adolescent female figurine. Buff. Body is admirably robust. She wears a short tunic and small circular ear spools. Globular head garb is painted red. Measures over 6.25”/15.87 cm…

Published Manteño Parrot Shell Mortar

A wonderful Manteño shell mortar in the shape of a parakeet. This adorable miniature mortar was de-accessioned from the collection of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC (inventory 67.12.12). Published in the book “The Pre-Columbian Collection…

ECMT-111 Manteño Parakeet Shell Mortar

Chorrera Belly Bowl

ECCH-102 Chorrera Belly Bowl

An Excellent Chorrera supine effigy vessel with Cerro Narrio style modeling. Commonly named "belly bowl" as having a collared rim central opening. Head, arms and mammiform legs are punched out from…

Published Moche “Ai Apaec” Copper Tumi

Exceptional copper Tumi of  “Ai Apaec”.  Beautifully published in a large coffee table book “Cobre - The Copper of Ancient Peru”. Fearsome warrior face with hair of snakes. Serpent head arms, legs…

PEMC-110 Moche Ai Apaec Tumi
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