Pre-Columbian $200 and Less

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A636 A large thin pottery bowl with a burnished brown interior and orange exterior with red painted temple designs surrounding the rim. A nice quality vessel retaining strong patina and light mineral deposits. Offering bowl sits on a slightly rounded base with a 9 1/4 inch diameter and approximately 3 1/2 inches tall. Reglued from two large pieces and missing a small shard. Marked on underside 'Mexico, Chilapa Site, 700-900 A.D.' The site of Chilapa lies in the modern state of Tabasco and near the important Maya site of Palenque. Mexico, Mayan, c. 600-900 A.D.

$100

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P408 An interesting long strand of Trade beads from Peru, circa the 16th Century and would have been traded to Incas. Composed of a single strand of hollow cast round tarnished "Peruvian Silver" metal (mixed metals). The strand is 31 1/2 inches long and with a modern pin clasp. Each bead is made of two thin half spheres soldered together. Some beads are split.

Provenance: Patrick Wesche Collection, collected in the 60's

$135

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CL115 A small Chupicuaro bowl with red paint on polished buff surface, a band at rim and interior, the inside bottom with interesting grated surface. Vessel is in solid condition with one well matched chip at the rim and sits at 2 inches tall with a 5 3/4 inch diameter. Chupicuaro, Mexico, c. 400 B.C.

$100

A807 A lovely intact and solid condition Narino painted jar. The rounded base is painted in black with a thick red circle, the midsection narrowing to the neck and painted with horizontal wide red and black bands, the rim painted in red. Jar is overall with a smooth stone polished beige surface holding a strong ancient patina and interior covered in ancient deposits. Sits upright on its own at 5 1/2 inches tall and approximately 6 inches in diameter. Narino, Colombia, c. 800-1200 A.D.

$140

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A835 A nice medium sized bowl with the wall decorated in a deep orange paint, a vertical band at the rim and the body with a crosshatched overlayed red design. The vessel is in wonderful excavated condition, uncleaned, retaining strong calcified deposits and other minerals. Sits 3 1/2 inches tall with 7 1/4 inch diameter and is intact, excellent condition, the base only suffering a long minor hairline probably caused in firing. Has a nice ring to it and is a wonderfully uncleaned example. Nayarit, c. 200 B.C.-100 A.D.

$150

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A840 A well modeled and smooth orangeware gourd effigy jar from West Mexico with a 'pie crust' midsection, the body in a strong orange with a large fire clouded base. Jar sits just over 4 3/4 inches tall, 5 1/2 inch diameter, in solid overall condition, with a small chip and several nicks at the rim. The interior and exterior retain strong ancient mineral deposits while the midsection has a series of ancient small scrapes. Such scrapes are normally attributed to rodents chewing off salt deposits leaching from these ancient vessels. Nayarit, c. 200 B.C.-100 A.D.

$80

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CL525 A small eccentric flint from a very transluscent caramel colored chalcedony. Such images are typically found in caches within offering bowls and were chipped to represent deities, glyphs, animals, and insects. The image here exhibits an oval form with notched midsection and two intentional notches to one edge. In excellent condition at 2 1/2 inches long. Northern Guatemala/ Belize, c. 200- 600 A.D.

$65

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A834 An interesting, simplistic, well modeled West Mexican bowl with a cream ground having fire clouding and a wide band in red in the interior and the exterior. Bowl sits 2 1/4 inches tall, 6 inch diameter, and is encrusted in ancient calcified root markings and other ancient deposits. In solid and intact, excellent condition. Scarce to find these bowls uncleaned as this is. Probably Michoacan, c. 300 B.C.

$75

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M133 A nicely formed half sphere cup with a stone polished surface rendering a very smooth deep gray. A well modeled little cup retaining strong ancient mineral deposits and intact, solid condition, with just a few tiny nicks at the rim and some light scratches inside. Approximately 2 inches tall and 3 1/2 inch diamater. West Mexico, probably Zacatecas, c. 300 A.D.

$45

A876 A small Olmec or Tlapacoya head fragment from a figurine. The head is in a charcoal gray/ blackened pottery and seems to be more Olmec in character with an open mouth, chubby face, tuft on top of head, and earflares. Snapped at the neck from an ancient break and measures 1 5/8 inches tall. Mexico, ca. 1000 B.C.

$95

Select from the Following Categories for our Pre-Columbian Art Collections

Mayan Culture 1 | 2

Mexico 1 | 2

Central America Page 1

South America 1 | 2 | 3

Pre-Columbian Selections $200 or less

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*Email to marc@amiguetancientart.com

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 Call (812) 476-0442 to Place an Order

or for Further Inquiries

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International Orders Welcome

Layaway Available