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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Manteño Standing Incensario

A nicely made Manteño Incensario. 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…

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Chontales Trophy Stone Head

This handsome example is made of well finished fine-grained basalt stone. Embellished with strong defined facial characteristics. Pacific coastal region of Costa Rica/Nicaragua. 500AD-1000AD. Measures…

CR-103 Chontales Trophy Stone Head

Bahia Ancestral Stone Tusks

Unique Ancestral stones from the Bahia culture, Ecuador. Ca. 500-500 A.D. Curved tusk-like shape with anthropomorphic features incised on the front. Faces have ovoid eyes and mouth and a parallel sided nose.  Valdivian flat plaques (Palmer Stone) by contrast are similar…

Huari/ Chancay Adolescent Mummy Mask

Nicely carved false mummy head. Painted overall in red cinnabar or iron oxide. Facial features are in relief. Eyes are incised white with black pupils. Four small cutouts behind outer mask used

This excellent pre-colonial Inca kero is in an exceptional state of preservation. Possibly Escallonia wood. Three registers with intricately carved geometrical patterns. Centered are diamond shaped color filled pigmented resins with…

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Valdivian Ceremonial Stone Hacha

An excellent and colossal size ceremonial hacha from Ecuador. Made from beautifully mottled greenish-yellow diorite stone. Highly polished. Choice condition. Measures over 17" in height by 10" wide…

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Carchi Anthropomorphic Jar

ECCA-102 Carchi Anthropomorphic Jar

This classic Inca qero has the characteristic Inca form with slightly concave sides, a flat base, and rounded rim. Decoration consists of three incised registers. Immediately under the rim, a gorgeous painted register with images of 5 detailed Jaguars heads, and 5 Suns with halos…

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An elegant female ocarina. Expressive example with fine incised surface details. Nice facial features, pierced nose and ears. Beautiful handling of the incised motifs throughout the body. A whistle atop of the head with vent holes…

Guangala Standing Female Ocarina

ECGG-104 Guangala Standing Female Ocarina

Handsome whistling vessel that stands on three tear-shaped legs, manioc tubers or perhaps sweet potatoes, bridge handle on top in the form of an extended monkey. Geometric markings decorate…

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Hold - Pedestal just under 4" by 5" in height.…

Guangala Coatimundi Tazza

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Beautifully artistic flat round seal. Choice condition. Manabi, Ecuador. 500BC - 500AD. Very large. Measures over 3 1/2" in Dia…

Jamacoaque Large Bird Seal

ECJM-108 Jamacoaque Large Bird Seal

Bulbous body with wide mouth opening. Eyes are deeply embossed with all fins pronounced. Burnished orange ceramic. Small area of surface erosion on cheek, otherwise is excellent condition. A rare find.

Tlatilco Fish Vessel

MXTL-119 Tlatilco Fish Vessel

Valdivian Phase 2 Rounded Palmer Stone. Made from course Volcanic stone. Deep incised anthropomorphic features covering the front.

Loma Alta, Ecuador Ca 2500 BC - 2200 BC.  

Valdivian Palmer Stone

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