Pre-Columbian

Our collection of Pre-Columbian pieces is second to none. Below you can see a portion of our finer pieces for sale, as well as several that have already sold to collectors and museums.

VERACRUZ PALMA

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VERACRUZ PALMA

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H x W x D: 25.5 x 7.8 x 2 inches (65 x 20 x 5.5cm)
Provenance: Jay C leff in 60’s. Exhibited Leff collection Brooklyn museum.
Exhibited: Brookville N.Y., “Ceremonial sculpture Sculpture of Ancient Veracruz”.1987-1988, p. 84, no 168.
Sold at the Leff auction, 1975.
Published: Jesse w. Feels. 1907, “Certain Antiquities of Eastern Mexico” plate 119f.
Restoration: 3 inches on the arch of the foot restored

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COLIMA ACROBAT

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COLIMA ACROBAT

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Colima, Mexico 100 B.C. – AD 190
Burnished terracotta
Height: 12-3/4 in
Length: 15-3/4 in
Width: 7 in
Provenance: Edward Merrin Gallery, Inc. 1968; Private American Collection
Restoration: Some restoration on the rim of the pot; Repair of break between left leg and hip

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SEATED DIGNITARY

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SEATED DIGNITARY

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Veracruz, 600 – 900 AD
Terracotta, polychrome
Seated Figure: 6 1/8 inches
Provenance: David Campbell Collection, USA, 1996

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GUENNOL JADE TURKEY-HEAD PENDANT

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GUENNOL JADE TURKEY-HEAD PENDANT

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Maya, Early Classic period, 400-700 AD
Height: 2 ½ inches
Provenance: Exhibited in The Guennol Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, November 6, 1969 – January 4, 1970, no. 91.
Published: The Guennol Collection, Vol. II, p. 128

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PAIR OF CHANCAY FIGURES

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PAIR OF CHANCAY FIGURES

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Chancay, Peru 1200 – 1400 BC
Textile
Height Figure A: 32.5 cm
Height Figure B: 30.5 cm
Provenance: Early 1990’s, The Merrin Gallery, Inc.

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MASKED FIGURE WITH BIRD HEADDRESS

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MASKED FIGURE WITH BIRD HEADDRESS

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Mexico, Veracruz, Nopiloa
600 – 900 AD
Terracotta
Height: 6 ¾ inches
Provenance: David Campbell Collection, USA, 1996

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MASKED FIGURE WITH HUMAN HEADDRESS

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MASKED FIGURE WITH HUMAN HEADDRESS

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Mexico, Veracruz, Nopiloa
600-900 AD
Terracotta
Height: 6 ¾ inches
Provenance: David Campbell Collection, USA, 1996

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MANOPLA HANDSTONE

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MANOPLA HANDSTONE

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Olmec, 1000-600 BC
Volcanic stone, red pigment
Height: 7 inches (17.8 cm)
Width: 6-1/4 inches (15.9 cm)
Depth: 7-1/2 inches (19 cm)
Provenance: Private New York collection, USA 1968; Binoche et Giquello [Paris: 28 March 2014] lot no. 70

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GUENNOL JADE MASK

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GUENNOL JADE MASK

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Maya, Classic Period 300-900 CE
Imperial Green Jade
Height: 2 ½ inches
Provenance: Ex. David Campbell collection, Canada, 1998
Published: Norman Hammond, Ancient Maya Civilization, New Brunswicke, New Jersey, 1982, pp.268-69; Alastair Bradley Martin, The Guennol Collection vol. II, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1982, pp.136-37

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MALE FIGURE

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MALE FIGURE

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Aztec, 1200 – 1400 AD
Basalt
H: 17-3/8 inches (44 cm)
W: 9-½ inches (24 cm)

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