JAMA-COAQUE ART

The Expressive Art Of Ancient South America



7019. CLASSIC JAMA-COAQUE FEMALE FIGURE, c. 500 AD. The finely modeled figure standing with her hands turned out at her sides. 6". An excellent example of very fine style.

Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from an established US antiquities dealer in the 1990's. Independently documented 3rd party proof this piece has been in the US since at least October 6, 1999 is available. This is several years prior to the effective date of the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that restricts subsequent imports into the US.

$850.



7020. APPEALING JAMA-COAQUE MOTHER & CHILD, c. 500 AD. The mother holding the child on her lap. 4.2". Remains of blue & red pigment.

Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from an established US antiquities dealer in the 1990's. Independently documented 3rd party proof this piece has been in the US since at least October 6, 1999 is available. This is several years prior to the effective date of the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that restricts subsequent imports into the US.

$1250.



8370. LARGER JAMA-COAQUE FEMALE, c. 500 AD . The standing female figure with bare breasts, wearing a nose ring, necklace and large hat and loincloth. Considerable polychrome remaining. 10". Intact. Custom stand.

Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from an established US antiquities dealer in the 1990's. Independently documented 3rd party proof this piece has been in the US since at least March 4, 2002 is available. This is several years prior to the effective date of the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that restricts subsequent imports into the US.

$1850.



9230. IMPRESSIVE JAMA-COAQUE OR BAHIA ELDER, c. 500 AD. The large high status elder seated cross-legged with a stern expression, wearing helmet, necklace with large projecting pendant and arm bands. 4 x 8.25 inches. Intact and excellent example. Traces of pigment. Rare this nice.

Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from an established US antiquities dealer in the 1990's. Documented proof this piece has been in the US since at least November 17, 1999 is available. This is several years prior to the effective date of the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that restricts subsequent imports into the US.

$1250.



9920. JAMA-COAQUE JAGUAR SHAMAN, c. 500 AD. The high status priest or ruler with large ornate headdress, ear spools and necklace with animal's body with long tail indicative of shamanic transformation. Traces of polychrome, fine detail. 3.25 x 3.5 x 5 inches. Intact. Rare. On custom stand.

Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from an established US antiquities dealer in the 1990's. Independently documented 3rd party proof this piece has been in the US since at least April 22, 2003 is available. This is several years prior to the effective date of the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that restricts subsequent imports into the US.

$650.



8819. RARE JAMA-COAQUE HEADREST PILLOW, c. 500 AD. The headrest quite similar to Egyptian examples but with two pedestals, the top with incised designs, the top burnished, the whole covered with orange slip. 3 x 4 x 6.5 inches. Repaired from two pieces.

Provenance: Purchased by the present owner from an established US antiquities dealer in the 1990's. Independently documented 3rd party proof this piece has been in the US since at least November 12, 2002 is available. This is several years prior to the effective date of the MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) that restricts subsequent imports into the US.

$450.