NEWLY ACQUIRED PIECES

Inca Empire, Peru

Ca. 1325-1550 A.D.

Inca Silver Llama. A solid cast Silver Llama. A very nice example with an alert body position.

 

Provenance: Ex German Collection

$3,200

 

Inca, Peru

ca. 1500 AD

Royal Silver Beaker, made of pure silver and formed by hammering the sheet metal over a wooden core. Used by Royalty for drinking chichi, this would have been part of a king or noble’s set of household utensils. Silver,  thought valued less then gold in today's societies, was highly prized and valued nearly a highly as gold in the ancient andean Empires.

 

Size: H5xW3

$3,500

 

Vera Cruz Hacha, Mexico

700-900 AD

A carved gray volcanic stone Hacha depicting a stylized anthropomorphic Head with a crescent dome. Beautiful Facial expression with open mouth showing teeth.

 

Provenance: Ex New York Collector
Size: H 7 x W 4
Condition: great patina, slightly weathered surface otherwise intact

 

 

 

Vera Cruz Hacha, Mexico

700-900 AD

A beautiful carved gray volcanic stone Hacha depicting a stylized Head of a serpent. This is a very nice example of an Hacha.

 

Provenance: Ex New York Coll.
Size: L 7 x W 2.5
Condition: surface with mineral deposits otherwise intact