Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
0 selections
Log In
0 selections
lots of lots
Lot 0163B
Pre-Columbian, Ecuador, Manteno, ca. 850 to 1600 CE. An iconographically intriguing pottery stamp decorated with a pair of standing shamans donning elaborate crocodilian and jaguar costumes and holding hands. When used repeatedly, the resulting image would consist of many such figures arranged in a procession or ritualistic dance. A fascinating pottery stamp from the Manteño culture, the final Pre-Columbian civilization of Ecuador. Size: 3.625" L x 4.875" W (9.2 cm x 12.4 cm)

Provenance: Ex-Private Ventura County, CA collection

All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back.

A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany all winning bids.

We ship worldwide to most countries and handle all shipping in-house for your convenience.



Stable surface crack near knob handle. Normal surface wear.

Starting Bid


Buyer's Premium

  • 24.5%

Pre-Columbian Manteno Stamp - Anamorphic Shaman

Auction ended on Thu, Mar 2, 2017
Estimate $500 - $750
|Sell a Similar Item
Internet Bid
Internet Bid
Internet Bid
Internet Bid
Starting Bid
Interested in this item?Save to 'Saved Items' to access later.
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
United States
Ask a Question|