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Antiquities

Items more than a hundred years old
  • Crinoid Fossil in Agate

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    Crinoid Fossil in Agate

    $ 75.00

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    Crinoid Fossil in Agate

    $ 75.00

    The Crinoids are among the earliest living marine animals.  They date back to the Ordovician Epoch, 485.4 and 443.8 million years ago.  This fossil is formed in Agate.  It is 4" wide and 3 1/2" long.
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  • Sun bear hide quiver with fletched darts

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    Sun bear hide quiver with fletched darts

    $ 245.00

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    Sun bear hide quiver with fletched darts

    $ 245.00

    16th -17th Century primitive Southeast Asian pouch made of Sun Bear hide. The pouch contains a bamboo sleeve filled with about 2 dozen hard fiber unsharpened darts, many of which have been fletched with similar material.  A leather strap is attached to the pouch. Unique.
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  • Ammonite Shell Fossil

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    Ammonite Shell Fossil

    $ 85.00

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    Ammonite Shell Fossil

    $ 85.00

    These marine mollusks existed throughout the Mesozoic Era, which is an interval of geological time from about 252 to 66 million years ago.  This fossil is 4" wide and 3 1/4" long.  It is cut in half and polished to show the inside sections, called "Septa".  The other side is raw and shows the texture of the outside of the shell.  This is a fossil, so all organic material has been replaced by rock over time, this rock appears to be agate and crystal.
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  • Nazca Vessel 200-400AD

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    Nazca Vessel 200-400AD

    $ 385.00

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    Nazca Vessel 200-400AD

    $ 385.00

    Ancient. Possibly drinking cup or water holder for use in cooking. Vessel features a Man running with a feathered object. Red Clay. Approximately 8" in height. Rounded bottom. 

    There are two of these vessels, each the same height. the second has different design.

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  • Pre-Columbian Mexican Votive Figure

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    Pre-Columbian Mexican Votive Figure

    $ 295.00

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    Pre-Columbian Mexican Votive Figure

    $ 295.00

    Clay. Depicting Two allegorical figures, Possibly the Sun God and a Beast. Figure has  been repaired.
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  • Decorated Calabash Cup

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    Decorated Calabash Cup

    $ 85.00

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    Decorated Calabash Cup

    $ 85.00

    Peruvian Calabash Cup. Decorated with scorpions and other designs. Rounded bottom has floral decoration Some fading of the brown coloration (possibly due to sun exposure) but otherwise in very good condition. Early 19th Century.
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  • Pair of Elegant Nazga  Wide-Mouth Bowls

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    Pair of Elegant Nazga Wide-Mouth Bowls

    $ 1,050.00

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    Charlotte Elliott & The Book Store Next Door

    Pair of Elegant Nazga Wide-Mouth Bowls

    $ 1,050.00

    Pre-Columbian Peru. 200-400 A.D.  Red Clay. Two-color simple floral decoration on white ground at top and bottom of exteriors of bowls. 4" high. 5 1/2" wide at opening. Rounded bottoms. Small loss to bottom of one of the bowls. Priced as a pair
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  • Small Mexican Decorated Dish

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    Small Mexican Decorated Dish

    $ 185.00

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    Small Mexican Decorated Dish

    $ 185.00

    Fine Mexican Dish. Red Clay. Circa 1400 AD. Simple Chevron design on beveled rim of bowl. No chips. Very good condition.

    2" high and 6 1/4" wide at opening

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