Antiquities, Ancient & Pre-Columbian Art

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An online-only auction featuring Classical Antiquities from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome, Italy, the Near East, the Fast East, as well as Ethnographic and Pre-Columbian Art from the Ancient Americas (Mexico, Central and South America). All items offered for sale in this auction have been legally acquired and are legal to sell, and are guaranteed authentic/as described. We do not sell replicas or items 'in the style of' any ancient culture. What's more, no sale is ever final if you're not happy. Bid with confidence, your satisfaction is guaranteed!
A Pre-Columbian Mayan Peten Cylinder162A Pre-Columbian Mayan Peten Cylinder
Mayan Territories, Peten, Guatemala, CA 550 to 800 AD. Polychrome pottery cylinder with red bands top and bottom, dancing jaguar spotted figures on e
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
A Pre-Columbian Maya Plate w/ Figure, Ex Sotheby’s163A Pre-Columbian Maya Plate w/ Figure, Ex Sotheby’s
Circa 550 A.D. – 900 A.D. This large and fine Pre-Columbian Maya polychrome plate measures approximately 11 ¾” across by about 2 ½” deep. ...
Start Price : 1,950.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
A Mayan Peten Cylinder164A Mayan Peten Cylinder
Pre-Columbian, Mayan Territories, Peten, Guatemala, CA 550 to 800 AD. Polychrome pottery cylinder sadly with much of the original pigment now missing
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
A Mayan Polychrome Bowl165A Mayan Polychrome Bowl
Pre-Columbian, Maya, Ulua Valley, Ca 550 to 800 AD. Lovely rounded bowl in shades of cream, red and black with two dancing deers and two abstract des
Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Fine Pre-Columbian Maya Vessel, Published166Fine Pre-Columbian Maya Vessel, Published
From the Peten Maya region, circa 600 A.D. - 900 A.D. This Maya polychrome vessel measures approximately 6" tall by about 6 1/4" wide, and...
Start Price : 3,250.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,500.00
A Pre-Columbian Maya Miniature Vessel167A Pre-Columbian Maya Miniature Vessel
Circa 600 A.D. – 900 A.D. This miniature Maya vessel measures approximately 2 ½” wide by about 2 ¼” tall. Diminutive vessels of this gener...
Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 300.00
A Pre-Columbian Maya Poison Bottle168A Pre-Columbian Maya Poison Bottle
Circa 600 A.D. – 900 A.D. This small Maya bottle measures approximately 2 ½” tall by about 2 ½” wide and represents a form commonly referr...
Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 300.00
A Mayan Polychrome Copador Bowl169A Mayan Polychrome Copador Bowl
Pre-Columbian, El Salvador, Ca 550 to 900 AD. Pottery bowl of rounded form, decorated with serpentine band at top and red/black mellon-like stripes a
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Another Mayan Polychrome Copador Bowl170Another Mayan Polychrome Copador Bowl
El Salvador, Ca 550 to 900 AD. Mayan polychrome bowl of short cylindrical form, decorated with serpentine band at base and glyphoids along upper sect
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
A Mayan Carved Swimmer Bowl171A Mayan Carved Swimmer Bowl
Fine Mayan carved brownware bowl, most likely from coastal Guatemala, Ca 500 to 800 AD. We have seen a number of polychrome swimmer bowls, but none c
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
An Unusual Standing Stylized Tlatilco Figure172An Unusual Standing Stylized Tlatilco Figure
Rare and early! Pre-Columbian, West Mexico, Ca 500 to 300 BC. Standing figure from Tlatilco Mexico, with abstract features. 2-3/4" H. Gener...
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Colima Spiked Incensario, Pre-Columbian West Mexico173Colima Spiked Incensario, Pre-Columbian West Mexico
Circa 300 B.C. – 300 A.D. This large, rare Colima incensario (incense burner) measures nearly 10” tall by about 11” wide at its widest points. It feat
Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,200.00
Fine Colima Dog, Pre-Columbian West Mexico174Fine Colima Dog, Pre-Columbian West Mexico
Circa 100 B.C. – 200 A.D. This fine Comala type of Colima hollow dog figure measures approximately 11 ½” long by about 7 ½” tall and about...
Start Price : 1,400.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,500.00
A Pre-Columbian Colima Flat Male figure175A Pre-Columbian Colima Flat Male figure
West Mexico, Ca. 200 BC – 200 AD. Colima flat figure wearing a head band, necklace, belt, earrings and armbands. 6-1/4”T, intact. Provenance:
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
A Colima Flat Female Figure176A Colima Flat Female Figure
Pre-Columbian, Mexico, Ca. 200 BC – 200 AD. Colima female flat figure wearing a head dress, armbands, a necklace, and features incised detailing. 7-
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
A Colima Flat Male? Figure177A Colima Flat Male? Figure
From ancient Mexico, Ca. 200 BC – 200 AD. Colima male? flat figure wearing a head dress, earrings, a necklace, loin cloth? and features incised detai
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Another Colima Flat Male Figure178Another Colima Flat Male Figure
Pre-Columbia, Colima, Mexico, Ca. 200 BC – 200 AD. Colima male? flat figure wearing a head dress, earrings, arm bands, and loin cloth? 7-1/8"T...
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
A  Pre-Columbian Bi-Chrome Chupicuaro Female Figure179A Pre-Columbian Bi-Chrome Chupicuaro Female Figure
Large and important Chupicuaro Standing Figure. From the Guanajuato Valley in southern Mexico, Ca 300-100 B.C., this exceptional sculpture stands with
Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 10,000.00
A Mexican Jaina Terracotta Figural Whistle180A Mexican Jaina Terracotta Figural Whistle
From ancient Mexico, Jaina Island, ca. 500 and 700 AD. Terracotta mold-made whistle in the form of a standing male figure wearing ceremonial dress wit
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 900.00
A Jalisco Seated Male Figure Holding a Club181A Jalisco Seated Male Figure Holding a Club
Jalisco, Mexico, Late Pre-Classic Period, ca. 300 BC – AD 300. This majestic figure holds his club (perhaps a weapon of war) as if it were a royal sce
Start Price : 1,400.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,200.00
A Pre-Columbian Jalisco Seated Male182A Pre-Columbian Jalisco Seated Male
Most attractive! Jalisco, West Mexico, Ca 200 BC to 200 AD. Seated male figure decorated in red and white pigment, shown seated with hands to his kn
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
A Pre-Columbian Nayarit Seated Warrior183A Pre-Columbian Nayarit Seated Warrior
San Sebastian Style, West Mexico, Protoclassic, ca. 100 BC – AD 250. This spectacular warrior with the distinctive elongated physique is seated on a
Start Price : 650.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
A Colima Redware 'Saucer Form' Olla184A Colima Redware 'Saucer Form' Olla
Pre-Columbian, from ancient Mexico, Colima culture, ca. 300 - 1300 AD. Red-glazed pottery vessel resembling a 'flying saucer.' Beautifully burnished s
Start Price : 650.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
A Colima Female Figure, Pre-Columbian West Mexico185A Colima Female Figure, Pre-Columbian West Mexico
Circa 200 B.C. – 200 A.D. This Colima female figure measures approximately 6 ½” tall by about 3 ¼” wide (item alone, un-mounted) and about...
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 300.00
A Colima Rattle Figure, Pre-Columbian West Mexico186A Colima Rattle Figure, Pre-Columbian West Mexico
Circa 200 B.C. – 200 A.D. This Colima rattle figure measures approximately 3” tall by about 3” wide, and depicts a rotund female figure. She is shown
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 350.00
A Pre-Columbian Nayarit Seated Warrior187A Pre-Columbian Nayarit Seated Warrior
A stunning pottery figure from the Nayarit culture in western Mexico and dating to the Protoclassic Period, ca. 100 B.C. - 250 C.E.Depicted is a male
Start Price : 4,250.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 6,000.00
A Nayarit Female Figure Pre-Columbian West Mexico188A Nayarit Female Figure Pre-Columbian West Mexico
Circa 200 B.C. – 300 A.D. This impressive earthenware female figure measures approximately 9” tall by about 4 ½” wide, and represents a type fr...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
A Costa Rican Stone Idol189A Costa Rican Stone Idol
Pre-Columbian Stone Figure, from ancient Costa Rica, Diquis region, ca. 1000 - 1550 A.D. Standing figure with feet forming a peg base, arms held stiff
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
A Panamanian Cocle Pedestal Plate190A Panamanian Cocle Pedestal Plate
Extremely rare form! Pre-Columbian, Panama, ca. 1000 AD. Terracotta pedestaled plate (fruitero) with irregularly-shaped top, depicting a stylized serp
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
An Incredible Quimbaya Gold Group191An Incredible Quimbaya Gold Group
Pre-Columbian, Quimbaya culture, Colombia, Ca 1000 AD. Stunning collection of four gold objects... starting at the top, a Quimbaya solid gold mask in
Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
A Costa Rican Tumbaga Frog / Lizard -Rattle192A Costa Rican Tumbaga Frog / Lizard -Rattle
Pre-Columbian, from west coast of Central America, Costa Rica/Panama, ca. 700-1500 AD. A depletion gilded tumbaga lizard or frog with beaded design/ba
Start Price : 650.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,200.00
A Costa Rican Tumbaga Owl / Bird193A Costa Rican Tumbaga Owl / Bird
Pre-Columbian, from west coast of Central America, Costa Rica/Panama, ca. 700-1500 AD. A depletion gilded tumbaga. 1-3/4"L. 15g. With holes on...
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
A Pre-Columbian Costa Rican Stone Head194A Pre-Columbian Costa Rican Stone Head
Ca 800 to 1200 AD. Basalt stone head in the form of an angry looking monkey. Deep set features including very ferocious fangs. Custom mounted. 4...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
A Costa Rican Feline-Form Mace head195A Costa Rican Feline-Form Mace head
Pre-Columbian, from Costa Rica, ca 600 to 1000 AD. Lovely white stone ceremonial mace head in the form of a feline, mouth wide open, tongue extended.
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
A Costa Rican Snake-Form Mace head196A Costa Rican Snake-Form Mace head
Rare! Pre-Columbian, from Costa Rica, ca 600 to 1000 AD. Small ceremonial mace head in the form of a snake. Carved of hard brown stone with mouth o
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 650.00 - 900.00
A Costa Rican / Nicoya Jade Axe God197A Costa Rican / Nicoya Jade Axe God
Pre-Columbian, Guanacaste / Nicoya Region of Costa Rica, ca. 1 to 400 AD. Dark green jade / jadeite pendant with string-cut features. The name "...
Start Price : 850.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
A Costa Rican / Guanacaste Jade Axe God198A Costa Rican / Guanacaste Jade Axe God
Guanacaste / Nicoya Region of Costa Rica, ca. 1 to 400 AD. Dark green jade / jadeite pendant with string-cut features. The name "ax god" c...
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
A Pre-Columbian Costa Rican Jade Necklace199A Pre-Columbian Costa Rican Jade Necklace
Stunning jade bead necklace! Costa Rica, Ca 500 to 1000 AD. Constructed from a variety of very large and finely polished tubular & rounds beads with
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
A Costa Rican Jade Necklace w/Axe God Pendant200A Costa Rican Jade Necklace w/Axe God Pendant
Pre-Columbian, ca. 500-1000 A.D. All ancient beads! Single strand necklace strung with an axe god center pendant and rounded jade beads of various
Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 5,000.00
A Nicoya Polychrome Bird Whistle201A Nicoya Polychrome Bird Whistle
Pre-Columbian, Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, Ca 800 to 1200 AD. Lovely pottery whistle (Ocarina) in the form of a seated bird with crested head and ba
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
A Costa Rican Brownware Bird Whistle202A Costa Rican Brownware Bird Whistle
Pre-Columbian, dating ca. 1000 - 1500 AD. Pottery whistle / ocarina makes sweet tone when blown through mouthpiece located in the tail. 2-7/8"...
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
A Costa Rican Polychrome Tripod Bowl Rattle Legs203A Costa Rican Polychrome Tripod Bowl Rattle Legs
Pre-Columbian, from the Guanacaste Nicoya area of Costa Rica dating ca. 1000 - 1500 AD. Decorated pottery bowl sits upon three hollow, avian-shaped ra
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
A Pair of Inca Wooden Keros204A Pair of Inca Wooden Keros
Very fine pair of wooden keros (beer mugs) from the Inca culture, Peru, Ca 1500 AD. Almost miniature in size, carved from a light wood showing nice ch
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
A Pair of Inca Wood Canopas205A Pair of Inca Wood Canopas
Pre-Columbian, from ancient Peru, ca. Canopas were typically carved from solid hard stone with a central hole in their backs, the holes were then fil
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
A Pre-Columbian Inca Stone Canopa206A Pre-Columbian Inca Stone Canopa
From anicent Peru, Inca culture, ca. Canopas were carved from solid hard stone, typically black with central hole in their backs, the holes were then
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
An Inca Six-Pointed Star Mace Head207An Inca Six-Pointed Star Mace Head
Pre-Columbian, from ancient Peru, ca.1400 A.D. Six-pointed "star" mace head. Made of speckled greenstone. 3-1/2"D, excellent, sligh...
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
A Spectacular Inca Copper Star Mace Head208A Spectacular Inca Copper Star Mace Head
The finest Inca mace we have ever seen! Pre-Columbian, from ancient Peru, Central highlands, Ca 1400 AD. Cast copper mace head in star-pattern with
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
An Inca Bronze Star-Shaped Mace Head209An Inca Bronze Star-Shaped Mace Head
Pre-Columbian, from ancient Peru, Inca culture, ca. 130 - 1500 AD. Large and rare type! Bronze weapon in shape of a 6-pointed start with attachment on
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
A Pre-Columbian Chimu Silver Kero210A Pre-Columbian Chimu Silver Kero
From Northern Peru, Chimu, Ca 1200 to 1400 AD. Silver kero used for drinking Chicha (Inca beer) made from hand-hammered sheet silver. Typical funnel-s
Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
A Pre-Columbian Chimu Blackware Canteen211A Pre-Columbian Chimu Blackware Canteen
Northern Peru, Ca 1200 AD. Black/Grayware pottery canteen of bulbous form with impressed design on each side of waterbird among stippled background,
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00