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.

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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MAYA VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE

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MAYA VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE

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VESSEL WITH BATTLE SCENE
Maya 600 – 900 AD
Terracotta, polychrome
6 5/8 x 6 x 6 inches (16.9 x 15.3 x 15.3 cm)
Provenance: Edward H. Merrin Collection, 1968
Acquired by the Cleveland Museum of Art

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TEOTIHUACAN INCENSARIO

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TEOTIHUACAN INCENSARIO

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Escuintla, Guatemala
600 – 900 CE
Terracotta
Height: 14.5 inches (37 cm)
Provenance: Private collection, Florida 1960’s

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MOSAIC ENCRUSTED MASK OF TLALOC

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MOSAIC ENCRUSTED MASK OF TLALOC

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Mixtec, from southern Puebla
1200 – 1521 CE
Wood, stone, shell, pigment
Height: 11 ¼ inches (28.6 cm)
Width: 9 ¼ inches (23.5 cm)
Exhibited: Brooklyn Museum, Jay C. Leff Exhibit (1966 – 1967) {1958/1960?}
Published: Ancient Art of Latin America From the Collection of Jay C. Leff [The Brooklyn Museum] (Nov 22, 1966 – March 5, 1967) No. 429, p. 96, photograph on p. 97
Provenance: Jay C. Leff, Private Spanish collection, Edward H. Merrin Gallery

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