Ancient Americas  2,000 B.C. - 1,500 A.D.

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 The following selection are from a private collection who's owner asked to  remain anonymous! 
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Section Two is from the private collection of Axel Traugott 

From the Private Collection of Terry & Kim Young

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Olmec Stucco mask

 10 in. tall by 8 in. wide Yucatan Mexico.

600 B.C. to 400 B.C.



Mayan Tweezers

2in. by 2in. made of a silver and copper alloy used in ceremonies to pull pubic hair before blood sacrifices.

250 A.D. to 1200 A.D.



Mayan Poison Bottle

 5in. wide by 2.5 wide with a Mayan warrior admonishing a captive or perhaps an ancient right of passage scene.
250 A.D. to 1200 A.D.



Costa Rican Green Jade Celt
4.5 in. tall by 2 in. wide .A ceremonial nephrite celt worn by a high ranking person.
300 A.D. to 1500 A.D.




Vera Cruz Stone Yoke

15in. long by 13in. wide by 3 in. thick. dark brown hard stone, 

250 - 950 A.D. Mexico.




Mayan Orange Ware Burial Urn

 Large burial urn  8 in. tall by 12 in. in diameter. This fantastic urn has incised glyphs and the face of the ruler for which it was made.



White Jalisco Male figure

 11 in. tall by 6 in. wide. A male done in a dark gray clay with a White slip. Fully decorated with painted nails, head band, nose and ear plugs. Jalisco Mexico
 300 B.C. to 300 A.D.



Nayarit Lady in full dress

A very large Nayarit Lady in full dress ,earrings, nose plug ,arm bands ,and scared shoulders. 21 in. tall by 9 in. wide.

300 B.C. to 300 A.D. Mexico



Pregnant Lady in full dress

A wonderful Pregnant Lady in full dress  waiting for baby to arrive.

12.5 in. tall by 7 in. wide. Western Mexico.



Veracruz Incensario

A wonderful Veracruz Incensario 12.75 in. tall by 6.5 in. wide. with the spiny motif. This piece is in two parts.


250 A.D. to 950 A.D. Mexico




Mexico - Early Post Classic/Veracruz Winged Ballplayer

23 in. tall by 26 in. wide

600 - 900 AD.

Standing male figure wearing a yoke around his waist, one hand holds an implement with a twisted rope handle the other bears drapery over the forearm. Ornate headdress of saurean form with two ferocious animal heads flanking. Molded facial detail with realistic nose, recessed eyes with bitumen pupils and open mouth with raised lips. Fine attention to detail, especially about the fingers and toes.


Classic Maya

Ca. 600-900 AD.

10-1/4 H.


Molded terracotta figure seated on a high stool with his arms crossed in a naturalistic pose with shoulders slightly hunched.


Mexico - Olmec and Pre-Classic Cultures

Ca. 400 BC.

10-3/4 H.

A large standing gray stone anthropomorphic axe figure having a carved, heavy brow, slit mouth and differentiated legs, all made by the string cut method.


Mixtec Bowl

Ca. 800-1000 AD.

9-1/4 Long

Buff-orange terracotta vessel whose body is in the form of a rounded bowl with curved neck with rimmed lip. At front is a molded saurean head with stylized features and a pouring spout at the rear doubles as the tail. Arms and legs in low relief on the body.