MEXICO/YUCATAN

Colima, Mexico

100 BC-250 AD

Large Redware Crab Vessel.

 

Provenance: Ex Baker Coll., NM
Size: L 10 x W 6 x H 5

$2,500

 

Vera Cruz, Mexico

550-900 AD

White slip terracotta Flute.

 

Provenance: Ex Arte Primitivo
Size: L 10 x  W 5

$1,850

 

Aztec, Mexico

1300-1521 AD

Incensario depicting a sitting de-fleshed Sacrificial Victim with its arms crossed. Note : Xipe Toltec, a Aztec God, is wearing the Skin of a de-fleshed victim.

 

Provenance: DeRoche Coll. CA
Size: H10xW.5

$8,500

Maya, Mexico

Ca. 550-950 AD

Matching pair of Mayan Lidded Vessels Having Anthropomorphic Heads on Lids. These cylindrical Vessels where used for Rituals for Chocolate.

 

Provenance: Mc Cormick,NM
Size: H8xW5.5

$6,000

Mixtec, Mexico

Ca. 800-1521 AD

Mixtec Eagle Tripod depicting a polychrome painted glazedoffering vessel standing on 3 Eagle Heads. In the upper register we can see painted Eagle Heads in Profile. In the center we can see the duality of light & dark. The Mixtec where masters in painting vessels & Fresco’s!

 

Provenance: Mc Cormick,NM
Size: H7xW4

$5,500

 

Olmecoid, Mexico

400 BC

Standing green Obsidian Figure, arms carved in low relief on the body and deeply cut shoulders with head. Strong cut.

 

Provenance: Ex Baker Coll., NM
Size: H2.25xW1

$650

 

Vera Cruz, Mexico

550-900 AD

Whistle in form of a black anthropomorphic head with claws on each side.

 

Provenance: Ex Walbergh Coll., Ca
Size: H3xW2.5

$250

Colima, West Mexico

AD 200-300 BC

Colima dancer Whistle, an acentric sculpture of a Colima dancer with an anthropomorphic head, holding rattle in each hand. Still playable.

 

Provenance: Ex Walbergh Coll., Ca
Size: H3.5xW2.5

$450

Colima, West Mexico

Ca. AD 200-300 BC

Colima Bird Ocarina, a 4 note Flute in a shape of a Bird. Standing on her legs with open wings. Still playable.

 

Provenance: Ex Walbergh Coll., Ca
Size: L3.5xW3

$275

Maya Culture, Maya Heartland, Guatemala or Mexico

600-900 AD

Maya Rabbit Whistle, a charming sculpture of a seated rabbit, which is also a whistle with remains of Maya Blue on the surface.  Still playable.

 

Provenance: Ex Walbergh Coll., Ca
Size:  H3xW2

$450

Maya Culture, Maya Heartland, Guatemala or Mexico

600-900 AD

Maya Turtle Whistle, a Turtle whistle with a repousse carved design on it's back. Still playable.

 

Provenance: Ex Walbergh Coll., Ca
Size: L3xW2

$275

Maya Culture, Maya Heartland, Guatemala or Mexico

Ca 600-900 AD

Maya Alligator Whistle, a whistle in a shape of an alligator. Still playable.

 

Provenance: Ex Walbergh Coll., Ca
Size: L3xW2

$350

 

Maya, Mexico

600-800 AD

Polychrome Maya Plate showing in Center a Deer.

 

Provenance: Ex Baker Coll., NM
Size: W11.5xD2.5

$1,250

 

Maya, Mexico

600-700 AD

Quiche type, large Jaguar Lid of a Urn.  A large pottery depicting a Jaguar with fanged mouth, large Ears wearing nose ornaments. Remains of red mineral Color.

 

Provenance: Ex Baker Coll., NM
Size: H10 x W10

$4,500

 

Maya, Mexico

550-950 AD

Shell Pendant with Turquoise Inlay depicting a deceased Lord (notice closed eyes) on the left and a sitting Jaguar God holding a Smoking Cigar in his Hand on the right. Center is a rectangle carved with glyphs.

 

Provenance: Ex Ian Arundel Coll. CA

$3,200

 

 

Mezcala, Guerrero, Mexico

1000 BC

Abstracted Male Idol.

 

Provenance: Ex Paloos Coll. Chicago

$1,650

 

 

Valley of Mexico, Aztec Culture

Ca. 1400-1550 AD

Aztec Codex Stone. A rectangular black stone object covered with stucco and painted in polychrome colors with Aztec glyphs. An extremely rare and important object.

 

Provenance: Ex-Haig Coll. NY

$8,500

 

Maya, Mexico

600-800 AD

A large urn depicting a face of the Fire God. Beautiful face with open mouth decorated with wave pattern. Flanges on each side. Red pottery with heavy deposits and mineral traces.

 

Provenance: Ex Los Angeles Coll.

$2,500

 

Maya, Mexico

200 BC – 400 AD

Important and rare early Mayan Stone Mask collected by the noted Author and Archeologist Miguel Covarrubias in the 1950-60's.

 

Provenance: Miguel Covarrubias

$8,500

 

Teotihuacan, Mexico

100-600 AD

Stylized Male Stone Idol with a beautiful mask like face.

 

Provenance: H. Nowes Coll. NY

$1,850

 

Valley of Mexico, Aztec Culture

Ca. 1400-1550 AD

Unique Rock Crystal Vase

This wonderful object is one of the few Aztec Crystal objects that survived the destruction of the Spanish Conquistadores to the best of my knowledge. We know of Crystal Skulls but they are believed to have been made in Colonial Times to be fitted underneath a Cross.

 

Provenance: Ian Arundel Coll. CA

$8,500

 

 

Maya Heartland, Guatemala or Mexico

Late Classic Period, Ca. 600-900 A.D.

A ceramic vessel with the carved profile of a seated male figure.

 

Provenance : Katz Collection. Exhibited at the Everson Museum, 1960’s

 

 

 

Late Classic Maya Period, Guatemala

550-950 AD

A fine Classic Maya necklace composed of round conch shell beads & a spondylus pendant with zoomorphic design.

 

Provenance: Ex -  Butterfield, SF